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Ardeidae - Herons and Bitterns
 
       
Subfamily - Tigrisomatinae    
 
       
Rufescent Tiger Heron Tigrisoma lineatum lineatum
Fasciated Tiger Heron Tigrisoma fasciatum salmoni
 
 
Subfamily - Botaurinae    
 
       
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus payesii
  Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis monotypic
  Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus monotypic
 
  Black Bittern Dupetor flavicollis flavicollis single member of genus
 
       
Subfamily - Ardeinae    
 
       
  White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotus monotypic
 
  * Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax
  * Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli
  * Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax obscurus
  * Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax falklandicus
 
Yellow-crowned Night Heron Nyctanassa violacea bancrofti single member of genus
 
  * Striated Heron Butorides striata striata
  * Striated Heron Butorides striata atricapilla
  * Striated Heron Butorides striata degens
  * Striated Heron Butorides striata javanica
 
  Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides monotypic
  Chinese Pond Heron Ardeola bacchus monotypic
  Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris monotypic
 
  Western Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis monotypic
  Eastern Cattle Egret Bubulcus coromandus monotypic
 
Updated - 06.09.15 * Grey Heron Ardea cinerea cinerea
  * Grey Heron Ardea cinerea jouyi
  Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias occidentalis
Cocoi Heron Ardea cocoi monotypic
  Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala monotypic
  Goliath Heron Ardea goliath monotypic
  * Purple Heron Ardea purpurea purpurea
  * Purple Heron Ardea purpurea manilensis
  * Great Egret Ardea alba melanorhynchos
  * Great Egret Ardea alba egretta
  * Great Egret Ardea alba modesta
 
Capped Heron Pilherodius pileatus monotypic, single member of genus
 
Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix sibilatrix single member of genus
 
  * Yellow-billed Egret Egretta intermedia brachyrhyncha
  * Yellow-billed Egret Egretta intermedia intermedia
  White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae monotypic
Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens rufescens
  Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca monotypic
  Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula monotypic
Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor ruficollis
Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea monotypic
Updated - 06.09.15 Snowy Egret Egretta thula thula
  Little Egret Egretta garzetta garzetta
  Pacific Reef Heron Egretta sacra sacra