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 68 143 2
LC
Fasciated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma fasciatum 33 48
LC
Bare-throated Tiger-heron Tigrisoma mexicanum 37 115
LC
Agami Heron Agamia agami 34 53
VU
Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius 52 95 6
LC
Zigzag Heron Zebrilus undulatus 28 16 7
NT
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris 37 122 6
LC
Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus 8 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 26 28 1
LC
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus 36 141 4
LC
Australian Little Bittern Ixobrychus dubius 6 3 2
LC
Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 30 90
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 46
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 2
LC
White-backed Night-heron Calherodius leuconotus 7 21
LC
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 196 568 7
LC
Rufous Night-heron Nycticorax caledonicus 54 73 3
LC
Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea 67 202 3
LC
Green-backed Heron Butorides striata 206 620 10
LC
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides 76 224
LC
Indian Pond-heron Ardeola grayii 46 265 4
LC
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus 38 75
LC
Javan Pond-heron Ardeola speciosa 10 57
LC
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae 3 21
EN
Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris 2 15
LC
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis 256 640 12
LC
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 405 820 19
LC
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias 72 345 2
LC
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi 40 140 6
LC
White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica 14 49
LC
Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala 21 82
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 85
LC
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea 89 312 7
LC
Great White Egret Ardea alba 403 893 11
LC
Yellow-billed Egret Ardea brachyrhyncha 3 31
LC
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia 43 120
LC
Plumed Egret Ardea plumifera 22 30
LC
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix 35 95 4
LC
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus 31 63
LC
Pied Heron Egretta picata 10 32
LC
White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 80 116 2
LC
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens 42 106
NT
Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca 18 71
LC
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula 4 15
VU
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor 68 185 1
LC
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea 78 233 1
LC
Snowy Egret Egretta thula 111 323 1
LC
Little Egret Egretta garzetta 240 574 11
LC
Western Reef-egret Egretta gularis 36 232 1
LC
Pacific Reef-egret Egretta sacra 54 84 1
LC
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 15 30
VU