Striated Herony
Butorides striatus
Isla Isabela
© 1999 Gary Feldman

The relationship between this species and the Galapagos Heron is uncertain. Sibley and Monroe state "intermediates between [these two species] occur in the Galapagos, but both breed there, and it is uncertain whether this is the result of hybridization or it there is but one variable species present."

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