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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Black-faced Spoonbill  [Platalea minor]
The Black-faced Spoonbill (Platalea minor) has the most restricted distribution of all spoonbills, and it is the only one currently regarded as endangered. Confined to the coastal areas of eastern Asia, it seems that it was once common throughout its area...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/black_faced_spoonbill/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Glossy Ibis  [Plegadis falcinellus]
The Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae. This is the most widespread ibis species, breeding in scattered sites in warm regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the Atlantic and Caribbean region o...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/glossy_ibis/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Painted Stork  [Mycteria leucocephala]
Adults for nesting in Uppalapadu, Andhra Pradesh, India. The Painted Stork, Mycteria leucocephala, is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It is a tropical species which breeds in Asia from India and Sri Lanka to southeast Asia. It is a res...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/painted_stork/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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Roseate Spoonbill  [Platalea ajaja]
The Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja, sometimes separated in the monotypic genus Ajaja) is a wading bird of the ibis and spoonbill family Threskiornithidae. It is a mainly resident breeder in South America, the Caribbean, and the Gulf coast of the USA. T...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/roseate_spoonbill/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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White Ibis  [Eudocimus albus]
American White Ibis (Eudocimus albus) is a species of wading bird of the ibis family Threskiornithidae which occurs from the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States south through most of the New World tropics.It occurs in marshy wetlands and pools near th...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_ibis/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-faced Heron  [Egretta novaehollandiae]
The White-faced Heron, Egretta novaehollandiae, also known as the Blue Crane, White-fronted Heron, and incorrectly as the Grey Heron, is a common bird throughout most of Australasia, including New Guinea, the islands of Torres Strait, Indonesia, New Zeala...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_faced_heron/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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White-faced Ibis  [Plegadis chihi]
The White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi) is a wading bird in the ibis family Threskiornithidae.This species breeds colonially in marshes, usually nesting in bushes or low trees. Its breeding range extends from the western USA south through Mexico, as well as...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/white_faced_ibis/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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Wood Stork  [Mycteria americana]
A Wood Stork feeding near a lagoon in Northeastern Florida. Facial detials of a wood stork. The Wood Stork (Mycteria americana) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It is a tropical species which breeds in much of South America, Central...
http://www.kiwifoto.com/galleries/birds/wood_stork/ - Last revised: Oct 30, 2017
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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: Oct 30, 2017
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