Boat-Billed Heron

Boat-billed Herons breeding in center of Paramaribo

For more than 20 years there is a heron/egret colony in the center of Paramaribo near the mouth of the Sommelsdijckse Creek. Cattle Egret always has been the most numerous breeder with several hundreds of nests, but Little Blue Heron, Snowy Egret and Tricolored Heron are known to breed here from the beginning with in between 10 and 20 nests.

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