Family Herons (Ardeidae) | the Internet Bird Collection

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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 64 138 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 26 45
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 35 93
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 33 50
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 49 81 7
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 27 15 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 37 110 6
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 8 7 1
EN
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 11 41
LC
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus 13 30 1
LC
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris 6 23 1
LC
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 24 26 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 35 131 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 3 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 30 78
LC
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 21 7
LC
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 13 17
LC
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii 3 9
LC
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 14 41
LC
White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus 3 8
EN
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi 8 12 1
EN
Malay Night-heron Gorsachius melanolophus 18 38 1
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 5 21
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 175 527 7
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 53 72 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 61 183 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 192 530 9
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 67 181
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 46 245 4
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 38 67
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 10 47
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 15
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 13
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 243 578 12
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 365 720 17
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 67 324 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 37 128 7
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 13 49
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 21 66
LC
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti 3 9
EN
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 16 7
CR
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana 37 28 3
LC
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 24 71
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 87 255 7
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 364 798 10
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 27
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 41 106
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 22 29
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 34 92 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 30 62
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 10 30
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 72 99 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 42 97
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 18 56
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 13
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 56 169
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 71 219 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 104 304 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 222 500 10
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 31 187 1
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 54 74 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 15 25
VU

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