Limpkin, Aramus guarauna, 66 cm. / 26 in. COMMON locally, can be inconspicuous in wooded and brushy swamps foraging along edges of ponds or streams. Photographed in September 2006.
Coba, Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Tags: Limpkins Aramidae Aramus guarauna Limpkin Birds of Mexico
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Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias, 137.2 cm. / 54 in. COMMON Forages in any open grassy to shallow water habitat. Handheld from the U.S. side of the Rio Grande.
Tags: Ardea Herodias Birds of the Rio Grande. Birds of Mexico Great Blue Heron Herons, Egrets and Bitterns Ardeidae