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American Bittern  [Botaurus lentiginosus]
The American Bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae. It is a large, chunky, brown bird, very similar to the Eurasian Great Bittern, Botaurus stellaris. It is 59-70 cm (23-27 inches) in length, with a 95-115 cm (37 -...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/american_bittern/ - Last revised: Jan 30, 2011
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Black-crowned Night-Heron  [Nycticorax nycticorax]
The Black-crowned Night Heron (in Eurasia, often just Night Heron; in North America, Black-crowned Night-Heron with a second hyphen), (Nycticorax nycticorax) is a medium-sized heron.Adults are 64 cm long and weigh 800 g. They have a black crown and back w...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_crowned_night_heron/ - Last revised: Jan 22, 2014
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Cattle Egret  [Bubulcus ibis]
The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a small white heron. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Bubulcus.The Cattle Egret is a stocky species, averaging 51 cm long and weighing 200-600 g, with a short thick bill. The non-breeding adult has all-white...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/cattle_egret/ - Last revised: Apr 28, 2010
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Chinese Pond-Heron  [Ardeola bacchus]
Adult in breeding plumage The Chinese Pond Heron, Ardeola bacchus, is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, found in shallow fresh and salt-water wetlands and ponds in China and East Asia. A stray bird stopping over on Saint Paul Island, Alaska Augu...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/chinese_pond_heron/ - Last revised: Jan 22, 2014
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Gray Heron  [Ardea cinerea]
The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae, native throughout temperate Europe and Asia and also parts of Africa. It is resident in the milder south and west, but many birds retreat in winter from the ice in colder regio...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/gray_heron/ - Last revised: Jan 22, 2014
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Great Bittern  [Botaurus stellaris]
The Eurasian Bittern or Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) is a wading bird of the heron family Ardeidae. Description It is a large, chunky, brown bird, very similar to the American Bittern, Botaurus lentiginosa. It is 69-81 cm (24"-34") in length, with a...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_bittern/ - Last revised: Dec 28, 2011
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Great Blue Heron  [Ardea herodias]
The Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias, is a wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae, common over most of North and Central America as well as the West Indies and the Galápagos Islands, except for the far north, or in deserts and high mountains where there...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_blue_heron/ - Last revised: Mar 18, 2014
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Great Egret  [Ardea alba]
The Great Egret Ardea alba, also known as the Great White Egret, White Heron, or Common Egret, is a wading egret, found in most of the tropical and warmer temperate parts of the world, although it is very local in southern Europe and Asia. It is called Ko...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/great_egret/ - Last revised: Dec 11, 2012
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Green Heron  [Butorides virescens]
The Green Heron (Butorides virescens) is a small heron. Some sources consider this bird and the Striated Heron or Mangrove Heron, Butorides striatus, of tropical Africa and Asia, to be a single species, the Green-backed Heron.The green heron is relatively...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/green_heron/ - Last revised: Apr 28, 2012
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Intermediate Egret  [Mesophoyx intermedia]
The Intermediate Egret or Median, or Yellow-billed, Egret, (Ardea intermedia) is a medium-sized heron. It is a resident breeder from east Africa across tropical southern Asia to Australia. It often nests in colonies with other herons, usually on platforms...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/intermediate_egret/ - Last revised: Jan 08, 2011
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Javan Pond-Heron  [Ardeola speciosa]
Non-breeding plumage The Javan Pond Heron, Ardeola speciosa is a wading bird of the heron family , found in shallow fresh and salt-water wetlands in Southeast Asia. Its diet comprises insects, fish, and crabs. The Javan Pond Heron is typically 45 cm...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/javan_pond_heron/ - Last revised: Feb 02, 2011
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Lava Heron  [Butorides sundevalli]
The Lava Heron, Butorides sundevalli, is a species of heron endemic to the Galápagos Islands. The adult is slate-grey, which helps it blend in with the hardened lava. The back feathers typically have a silvery sheen and it has a short crest on its head. W...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/lava_heron/ - Last revised: Apr 22, 2009
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Little Blue Heron  [Egretta caerulea]
The Little Blue Heron, Egretta caerulea, is a small heron. It breeds from the Gulf states of the USA through Central America and the Caribbean south to Peru and Uruguay. It is a resident breeder in most of its range, but some northern breeders migrate to...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/little_blue_heron/ - Last revised: Feb 05, 2013
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Little Egret  [Egretta garzetta]
The Little Egret, Egretta garzetta is a small white heron. It is the Old World counterpart to the very similar New World Snowy Egret. Subspecies There are at least two subspecies of Little Egret. The nominate subspecies E. g. garzetta occurs in Europe, Af...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/little_egret/ - Last revised: Jan 22, 2014
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Reddish Egret  [Egretta rufescens]
The Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens) is a small heron. It is a resident breeder in Central America, the Caribbean and the southern USA in the Gulf states and California. There is post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range.Reddish Egret's...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/reddish_egret/ - Last revised: Sep 23, 2013
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Snowy Egret  [Egretta thula]
The Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) is a small white heron. It is the American counterpart to the very similar Old World Little Egret, which has established a foothold in the Bahamas.Adults are typically 61 cm long and weigh 375 g. They have a slim black bill...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/snowy_egret/ - Last revised: Feb 21, 2012
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Tricolored Heron  [Egretta tricolor]
The Tricolored Heron, Egretta tricolor, formerly known in North America as the Louisiana Heron, is a small heron. It is a resident breeder from the Gulf states of the USA and northern Mexico south through Central America and the Caribbean to central Brazi...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/tricolored_heron/ - Last revised: Feb 04, 2013
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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  [Nyctanassa violacea]
The Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax violaceus or Nyctanassa violacea, is a smaller heron, similar in appearance to the Black-crowned Night Heron.Adults are 61 cm long and weigh 625 g. They have a white crown and back with the remainder of the body...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/yellow_crowned_night_heron/ - Last revised: Jan 28, 2013
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