Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Whistling Heron - Syrigma sibilatrix

Order: Pelecaniformes - Family: Ardeidae
Habitat: Ponds, marshes and grassland

All the records since January 2014

Chiflón/Whistling Heron© J. Simón Tagtachian
Colourful. Crown and nape plumes bluish-black. Bluish-gray back. Cinnamon coverts streaked.
Chiflón/Whistling Heron12-2010 © Carlos Gonzalez Ledo
Yellowish neck and breast. ntos. Rosy bill tipped black. Light blue lorum
chiflón/Whistling Heron4-1-17 © J. Simón Tagtachian
Chiflón/Whistling Heron25-5-16 © J. Simón Tagtachian
chiflón/Whistling Heron30-9-10 © Roberto Ares


Whistling Heron

Syrigma sibilatrix 12 1 17 © Nicolás Giorgio Nicolás was in the new viewpoint looking for the spoonbill when two whistling herons flying from Brasil stopped next to the viewpoint and began with this courtship ritual. They moved in circles and crouched alternately. The stretched out the neck and screamed. They kept their feathers ruffled. It took six minutes and then disappeared behind some trees. Simón from the sidewalk captured this 30 seconds of action 12 1 17 © J. Simón Tagtachian

Chiflón/Whistling Heron© Carlos González Ledo

© Roberto Ares

© Roberto Ares © Caludia y Tito Di Mauro

© Carlos González Ledo

Photographic records since 2013