Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Photo: Hedy van Prattenburg

Classification

Ardeidae [family]
Butorides [genus] (2)
virescens [species]

Classification

Ardeidae [family]
Butorides [genus] (2)
virescens [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Worldwide.
    Notes on presence status The subspecies occuring on the Dutch Caribbean Islands is Butorides virescens virescens (Linnaeus, 1758). Butorides virescens maculata is considered a synonym.

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