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Alternative name: Galapagos Heron
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Juveniles are essentially identical to juvenile Striated Heron.
Endemic to the Galapagos Islands, where fairly common.
A monotypic species.
 B. (striata?) sundevalli
Some authorities (Clements, 2007) lump sundevalli within Striated Heron (B. striata). However, Howard & Moore (2003) and Sibley & Monroe (1996) treat it as a full species and the Opus awaits further clarification.
Mainly in coastal areas.
Feeds on fishes, crabs and other small animals found near the shore. Breeding is year-round, whenever conditions are suitable.
The nest is built low in bushes (mainly mangrove) or under rocks.
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