Green Heron

Butorides virescens
Conservation Status: Least Concern

The Green Heron is a small, stocky heron resident on Tobago. They hunt along rivers and other freshwater bodies by remaining motionless and waiting for prey to approach within striking distance. This species has been observed using bait to lure fish closer, to good effect.

Wing Span: 64-68 cm
Length: 41 – 46 cm
Weight: 219-241 g
Green Heron

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