Order: Pelecaniformes | Family: Ardeidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian Brazil
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian, Brazil
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian Ecuador
Age: Juveniles | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Northeast Peru
Status: The Rufescent Tiger-Heron is rare to uncommon in the Amazonian lowlands where it is known to range up to 900 m along the Andean foothills. It may overlap with Fasciated Tiger-Heron along the foothill of the Andes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Garza-Tigre Colorada.
Sub-species: Rufescent Tiger-Heron (Tigrisoma lineatum lineatum) Boddaert, 1783.
Meaning of Name: Tigrisoma: Gr. Tigris=Tiger and soma=body. lineatum: L. lineatus, linea= marked with lines, line.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.