Help identifying this bird

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  1. Philmar

    Philmar TPF Supporters Supporting Member

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    This photo was taken in the excellent bird park near Iguacu Falls, Brazil so I cannot tell you to where it is endemic - but chances are it is either Central or South American. Thanks.
    [​IMG]Squacking for a mate by Phil Marion, on Flickr


     
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  2. tirediron

    tirediron Watch the Birdy! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Unusual; great shot though. I think that's Louis...
     
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    Some kind of heron, maybe. My first thought was an Anhinga but the beak looks wrong.
     
  4. LarryLomona

    LarryLomona Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I think it is a red-legged seriema
     
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    Beautiful photo and LarryLomona has it identified.
     
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    Philmar TPF Supporters Supporting Member

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    red-legged seriema - THANKS!!
     
  7. JamesScott86

    JamesScott86 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Fantastic shot!!! Really nice!
     

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