Boat-billed Herons are medium-sized herons found in parts of Central and South America. They live in mangrove forests and feed on a wide variety of food items, including tidal fare like shrimp, insects, and fish. The Boat-billed Heron is named for its large... Read more »
About the Boat-billed Heron
Also known as: Boatbill
Boat-billed Herons are named for their large and wide scoop-like bills. In some places they are known simply as Boatbills.
Boat-billed Herons are known for their elaborate courtship displays. Pair-bonding rituals include mock fights, raising and lowering of the head crest, and bill clapping.
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