Eurypygidae (sunbittern; class Aves, order Gruiformes) A monotypic family (Eurypyga helias) which is a grey, brown, and white, barred and mottled bird with a large head, a long slender neck, long bill, legs, and toes, and broad wings that show a central orange area when spread. It is found by forest streams and ponds, feeds on insects and crustaceans, and nests in a tree or bush. It is found in Central and S. America.
sunbittern See EURYPYGIDAE.
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