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 67 146 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 33 47
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 37 106
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 33 50
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 49 84 7
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 28 15 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 37 120 6
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 8 7 1
EN
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 15 42
LC
Pinnated Bittern Botaurus pinnatus 14 32 1
LC
Stripe-backed Bittern Ixobrychus involucris 6 23 1
LC
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis 26 27 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 36 136 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 3 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 30 85
LC
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus 21 7
LC
Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus 13 22
LC
Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii 7 14
LC
Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis 14 44
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 43 1
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 7 21
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 196 559 7
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 53 76 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 67 197 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 204 570 11
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 76 209
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 46 253 4
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 38 72
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 10 54
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 21
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 15
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 253 617 12
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 384 801 19
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 72 338 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 39 137 7
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 13 49
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 21 75
LC
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti 3 11
EN
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 16 7
CR
Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana 40 32 5
LC
Goliath Heron Ardea goliath 24 80
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 88 280 7
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 385 873 11
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 28
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 41 113
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 22 30
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 34 94 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 31 62
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 10 32
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 79 117 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 42 102
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 18 65
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 15
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 68 179 1
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 78 226 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 110 316 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 232 560 11
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 35 210 1
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 54 77 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 15 25
VU

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