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 1 5
LC
Rufescent Tiger-heron Tigrisoma lineatum 71 147 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 33 53
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 38 121
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 34 64
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 53 95 6
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 28 16 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 38 125 7
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 9 7 1
EN
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 15 42
LC
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus 15 32 1
LC
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris 6 23 1
LC
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 27 30 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 44 151 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 3 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 30 99
LC
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 21 7
LC
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 13 23
LC
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii 7 15
LC
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 14 48
LC
White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus 3 8
EN
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi 8 30 1
EN
Malay Night-heron Gorsachius melanolophus 19 46 2
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 7 21
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 198 581 7
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 55 75 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 67 210 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 209 638 10
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 76 238
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 46 269 4
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 38 79
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 11 65
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 23
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 15
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 265 668 12
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 435 840 19
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 72 358 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 41 147 6
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 15 53
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 21 85
LC
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti 3 11
EN
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 16 7
CR
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana 40 38 5
LC
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 24 89
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 91 320 7
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 409 914 12
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 31
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 43 122
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 22 31
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 38 96 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 31 71
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 10 34
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 82 119 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 42 108
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 30 71
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 16
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 68 186 1
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 79 238 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 112 331 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 250 594 11
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 46 246 5
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 54 91 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 15 30
VU