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|Green Heron (Butorides virescens)|
The Green Heron (Butorides virescens) is natural to the Americas. Its distribution includes North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands.
From sea level to 1850 meters.
Normally found in the proximity of fresh water, brackish water or saltwater.
The nest is done in trees and bushes. The clutch is from two to seven eggs. Incubation takes from 20 to 25 days and it is done by both parents. The youngsters leave the nest when they are 16 to 17 days.
In length reaches from 38 to 45 cm.
The Green Heron in Spanish is called “Garcita Verde”.
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