Family Herons (Ardeidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Forest Bittern Zonerodius heliosylus 5
NT
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha 3
LC
Rufescent Tiger-heron Tigrisoma lineatum 60 117 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 22 40
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 31 65
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 31 42
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 49 70 7
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 25 13 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 37 85 4
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 8 5 1
EN
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 10 37
LC
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus 13 27 1
LC
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris 6 18 1
LC
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 22 24 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 31 117 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 4 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 28 66
LC
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 21 5
LC
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 12 13
LC
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii 3 8
LC
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 12 34
LC
White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus 3 8
EN
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi 2 5 1
EN
Malay Night-heron Gorsachius melanolophus 16 32 1
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 4 20
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 159 461 6
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 45 62 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 53 164 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 175 433 8
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 52 143
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 44 201 3
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 36 52
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 10 43
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 12
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 13
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 169 475 9
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 272 602 12
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 60 265 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 33 107 7
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 12 38
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 16 56
LC
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti 3 9
EN
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 14 5
CR
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana 36 22 3
LC
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 23 60
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 71 200 6
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 267 654 9
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 17
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 38 75
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 19 26
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 33 81 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 27 56
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 8 25
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 62 91 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 37 76
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 12 50
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 10
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 49 146
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 58 198 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 84 263 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 160 413 7
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 28 147 1
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 50 59 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 9 15
VU

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