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Whistling Heron

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Syrigma sibilatrix Scientific name
Pelicaniformes Order
Ardeidae Family
 53 to 64 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Lakes, pool, wetlands, lagoons, estuaries, rivers, streams. Range:- Argentina, Bonaire, Bolivia, Brazil, Netherlands Antilles, Paraguay, Uruguay. Habitat
3-4 eggs, incubation, by both parents, 28 days, fledging 42 days. Clutch
Fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, chicks, crustaceans & large insects. Food  
3684 - TSN: 174871 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Ardeidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Volavka hvízdavá
Danish: Pibehejre
German: Pfeifreiher
English: Whistling Heron
Spanish: Chiflón, Garceta Chiflón, Garza Amarilla, Garza chiflón, Garza Chiflona, Garza silbadora
Spanish (Argentine): Chiflón
Spanish (Bolivia): Chiflón
Spanish (Chile): Garza chiflón
Spanish (Colombia): Garza Silbadora
Spanish (Paraguay): Garza silbadora
Spanish (Uruguay): Chiflón, Garza Amarilla
Spanish (Venezuela): Garza Silbadora
Estonian: vilehaigur
Finnish: Viheltäjähaikara
French: Héron flûte-du-soleil, Héron siffleur
Guarani: Flauta del sol, Kuarahy mimby
Italian: Airone fischiatore
Japanese: kimunegoi
Japanese: キムネゴイ
Latin: Syrigma sibilatrix
Dutch: Fluitreiger
Norwegian: Plystrehegre
Polish: czapla gwizdzaca, czapla gwiżdżąca
Portuguese: Maria-faceira, socó
Portuguese (Brazil): Maria Façeira, Maria-faceira, socó
Russian: Свистящая цапля, Цапля-Свистун
Slovak: volavka hvízdavá
Swedish: Visselhäger
Chinese: 啸鹭


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