Tag: Herons and egrets

White-backed Night Heron (Gorsachius leuconotus)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Gorsachius leuconotus | [authority] Wagler, 1827 | [UK] White-backed Night Heron | [FR] Bihoreau a dos blanc | [DE] Weissrucken-Reiher | [ES] Martinete encapuchado | [NL] Witrugkwak Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Gorsachius is a genus of Old World night herons typically found near water in forested regions. These […]

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Egretta tricolor | [authority] Muller, 1776 | [UK] Tricolored Heron | [FR] Aigrette tricolore | [DE] Dreifarben-Reiher | [ES] Garceta Tricolor | [NL] Witbuikreiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Egretta is a genus of medium-sized herons, mostly breeding in warmer climates. Representatives of this family are found in most […]

Striated Heron (Butorides striata)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Butorides striata | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Striated Heron | [FR] Bouvreuil orange | [DE] Mangrovereiher | [ES] Garcita Azulada | [NL] Mangrovereiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Butorides is a genus of small herons. It contains three similar species, the Green Heron or Green-backed Heron, Butorides virescens, […]

Stripe-backed Bittern (Ixobrychus involucris)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Ixobrychus involucris | [authority] Vieillot, 1823 | [UK] Stripe-backed Bittern | [FR] Blongios varie | [DE] Streifendommel | [ES] Avetorillo Listado | [NL] Gestreept Woudaapje Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Ixobrychus involucris SA n, se, sw Genus Ixobrychus is a genus of bitterns, a group of wading […]