Created 29-Dec-13
6 photos

Whistling Herons spotted in Laguna del Diario, Maldonado, Uruguay. They were happily grooming themselves while I snapped away.

The Whistling Heron measures 53 to 64 cm in length and weighs about half a kilo. It is one of the most colourful of herons that can be found in Uruguay.
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Categories & Keywords
Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Animalia, Ardeidae, Aves, Chordata, Fauna, Fluitreiger, Garceta chiflón, Garza silbadora, Laguna del Diario, Maldonado (departamento), Pelecaniformes, Punta del Este, South America, Syrigma, Syrigma sibilatrix, Uruguay, Whistling Heron