Sun Bittern/ Sunbittern Eurypyga/Eurypiga helias

Sun Bittern
Sunbittern
The Sun Bittern is native to Central America and the northern part of South America. It is well-camouflaged in its forest habitat and is a wading bird like bitterns (but unrelated).
Sun Bittern
Sunbittern
The male Sun Bittern will display his colourful wing and tail feathers when courting or threatening rivals or predators. The full display makes him larger and shows an "eye" on each wing.
Sun Bittern
Sun Bittern Couldn't get him to face the camera with the display!