Tag: Herons and egrets

White-crested Tiger Heron (Tigriornis leucolopha)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Tigriornis leucolopha | [authority] Jardine, 1846 | [UK] White-crested Tiger Heron | [FR] Onore a huppe blanche | [DE] Weissschopf-Reiher | [ES] Avetigre Africana | [NL] Afrikaanse Tijgerroerdomp Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Tigriornis is a tiger-heron from the Old World. Although Tigriornis differs from other large tiger-herons in […]

White-eared Night Heron (Gorsachius magnificus)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Gorsachius magnificus | [authority] Ogilvie Grant, 1899 | [UK] White-eared Night Heron | [FR] Bihoreau superbe | [DE] Hainanreiher | [ES] Martinete magnifico | [NL] Hainankwak Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Gorsachius magnificus OR s, e China Genus Gorsachius is a genus of Old World night herons […]

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Egretta novaehollandiae | [authority] Latham, 1790 | [UK] White-faced Heron | [FR] Heron a face blanche | [DE] Weisswangenreiher | [ES] Garceta cariblanca | [NL] Witwangreiger Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Region Range Egretta novaehollandiae AU widespread Genus Egretta is a genus of medium-sized herons, mostly breeding in warmer […]

Whistling Heron (Syrigma sibilatrix)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Syrigma sibilatrix | [authority] Temminck, 1824 | [UK] Whistling Heron | [FR] Heron flute-du-solei | [DE] Pfeifreiher | [ES] Garza chiflona | [NL] Fluitreiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus The Whistling Heron, Syrigma sibilatrix, is a medium-sized, often terrestrial heron of . There are two subspecies, the southern S. […]