Boat-billed heron

Description
This specimen was collected in Guyana in 1865. Boat-billed herons live in mangrove swamps and feed on insects and small aquatic animals.
Accession Loan No.
B1791
Collection Class
Birds
Common Name
boat-billed heron
Simple Name
bird
Full Name
ARDEIDAE: Cochlearius cochlearius (Linnaeus): boatbilled heron
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Ross, F W L (from the collection of)
Collection Country
Guyana
Collection Area Region
South America
Collection Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Phylum
CHORDATA: VERTEBRATA
Family
ARDEIDAE
Genus
Cochlearius
Species
cochlearius

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