Forest bittern

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Forest bittern
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Zonerodius
Salvadori, 1882
Species: Z. heliosylus
Binomial name
Zonerodius heliosylus
Lesson, 1828
Zonerodius heliosylus map.svg

The forest bittern (Zonerodius heliosylus) is a bird indigenous to New Guinea. It is the only member of the genus Zonerodius and is also known as the New Guinea tiger heron.


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