Boat-billed Heron/Boatbill Cochlearius cochlearius

Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron
The endearing Boat-billed Heron, also called the Boatbill, is mainly nocturnal and comes from Central America and northern South America. It appears monochrome in these pictures but the mainly grey, black and white adult has a pinkish-brown belly and has a pinkish blush on its chest. The juvenile has a brown back.
Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron
Boat-billed Heron