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  • Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochleariusin the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize.

    The boat-billed heron is commonly known as the boatbill and lives in mangrove swamps from Mexico south, Belize, Peru and Brazil. It is nocturnal and its bill seems to be extremely sensitive and opens at the merest touch, drawing in water and prey.

    The boat-billed herons nest alone or in groups in trees and bushes.

    Photo credit: Planetstillalive.com

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