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The Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias) is a bittern-like bird of tropical regions of the Americas, and the sole member of the family Eurypygidae (sometimes spelled Eurypigidae) and genus Eurypyga. It ranges from Mexico to southern Peru, showing three extant subspecies. The Subbittern show both morphological and molecular similarities with the Kagu (Rhynochetos jubatus) of New Caledonia, indicating an gondwanic origin, being both placed in the clade Eurypygiformes. (From Wikipedia)

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  • Copyright: Eleu Tabares (eldancer1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2110 W: 0 N: 5132] (27169)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-03-12
  • Categories: Daily Life, Nature
  • Exposure: f/4.8, 1/400 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-01-17 7:40
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