Striated Heron

Butorides striata

Order

PELECANIFORMES

Family

Bitterns, Herons and Egrets (Ardeidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

BUTSTR

ITIS

HEAD

Striated Heron Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Dagger
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Crested or plumed, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White with some gray on sides.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Striated Heron Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33-46 cm (13-18 in)
  • Weight: 125-261 g (4.4-9.2 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Striated Heron Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with slow steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 51-58 cm (20-23 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Plain
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Yellow-gray
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