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 62 132 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 24 42
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 35 79
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 33 50
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 49 76 7
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 25 14 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 37 96 5
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 8 7 1
EN
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 10 41
LC
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus 13 28 1
LC
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris 6 22 1
LC
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 23 26 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 35 130 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 3 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 29 70
LC
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 21 6
LC
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 13 15
LC
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii 3 9
LC
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 12 36
LC
White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus 3 8
EN
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi 8 11 1
EN
Malay Night-heron Gorsachius melanolophus 16 35 1
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 5 21
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 169 508 7
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 53 71 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 59 175 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 189 502 8
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 65 168
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 44 231 4
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 38 58
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 10 46
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 15
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 13
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 209 545 10
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 314 682 16
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 66 294 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 35 126 7
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 12 47
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 18 65
LC
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti 3 9
EN
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 16 7
CR
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana 37 26 3
LC
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 24 68
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 83 238 7
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 306 744 10
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 27
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 40 98
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 22 29
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 33 87 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 29 60
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 10 30
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 71 98 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 42 89
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 16 54
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 13
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 55 159
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 70 210 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 88 278 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 192 475 9
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 29 170 1
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 54 70 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 15 21
VU

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