English Name Agami Heron
Scientific Name Agamia agami
German Name Speerreiher
Spanish Name Garza Agamí
French Name Héron agami
Agami Heron
Peters Family Name ARDEIDAE(Ardeinae):Day Herons Order 330.0
Sibley Monroe Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Bitterns,Egrets Order 3775.0
Gill Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets,Bitterns Order 498.0
New 2013 Family Name ARDEIDAE:Herons,Egrets and Bitterns Order 334.0
English Synonyms
  • Chestnut-bellied Heron
#Butorides virescens anthonyi {wUnited States:Oregon.California E to Utah.Arizona,nwMexico:Baja}
Authority (J.F.Gmelin 1789)
Habitat small forested streams,oxbow lagoons,wet & muddy areas inside lowland forest;streamsides in seasonally inundated forest;sometimes mangroves;lowlands to 1000m
Breeding "Little known.Season apparently related with rains;in Costa Rica nest building at end of Jun;in Venezuela,downy chicks at end of Jul." (HBW,1,p.417)