Last updated: 27/04/2015 [Design & Pictures by Simons Nature]
Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Ardea
Species: Ardea alba egretta
Great Egret
Silberreiher
Suriname
Least Concern
Species: Ardea alba melanorhynchos
Great egret
Silberreiher
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Ardea alba modesta
Eastern great egret
Silberreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Ardea cinerea cinerea
Grey Heron
Graureiher
Switzerland
Least Concern
Species: Ardea cocoi
Cocoi Heron
Cocoireiher
Guyana
Least Concern
Species: Ardea goliath
Goliath heron
Goliathreiher
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Ardea herodias
Great Blue Heron
Kanadareiher
Ecuador
Least Concern
Species: Ardea intermedia intermedia
Intermediate egret
Mittelreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Ardea melanocephala
Black-headed heron
Schwarzhalsreiher
Kenya
Least Concern
Species: Ardea purpurea manilensis
Purple heron
Purpurreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Ardea purpurea purpurea
Purple Heron
Purpurreiher
Uganda
Least Concern
Genus: Ardeola
Species: Ardeola grayii
Indian pond heron
Paddyreiher
Sri Lanka
Near Threatened
Species: Ardeola ralloides
Squacco heron
Rallenreiher
Botswana
Near Threatened
Genus: Bubulcus
Species: Bubulcus coromandus
Eastern cattle egret
Kuhreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Bubulcus ibis
Western Cattle Egret
Kuhreiher
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Genus: Butorides
Species: Butorides striata
Striated Heron
Mangrovereiher
Suriname
Least Concern
Species: Butorides sundevalli
Lava Heron
Lava Reiher
Ecuador
Least Concern
Species: Butorides virescens
Green Heron
Grünreiher
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Genus: Cochlearius
Species: Cochlearius cochlearius
Boat-billed Heron
Kahnschnabel
Belize
Least Concern
Genus: Egretta
Species: Egretta caerulea
Little Blue Heron
Blaureiher
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Species: Egretta garzetta garzetta
Little egret
Seidenreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Egretta thula
Snowy Egret
Schmuckreiher
Guyana
Least Concern
Species: Egretta tricolor
Tricoloured Heron
Dreifarbenreiher
Guyana
Least Concern
Genus: Nycticorax
Species: Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax
Black-crowned night heron
Nachtreiher
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Species: Nycticorax violaceus
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Krabbenreiher
Ecuador
Least Concern
Genus: Syrigma
Species: Syrigma sibilatrix sibilatrix
Whistling Heron
Südlicher Pfeifreiher
Brazil
Least Concern
Genus: Tigrisoma
Species: Tigrisoma mexicanum
Bare-throated Tiger Heron
Nacktkehlreiher
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Family: Pelecanidae [Pelicans]
Genus: Pelecanus
Species: Pelecanus occidentalis urinator
Brown pelican
Braunpelikan
Ecuador
Least Concern
Species: Pelecanus onocrotalus
Great white pelican
Rosapelikan
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Pelecanus rufescens
Pink-backed Pelican
Rötelpelikan
Uganda
Least Concern
Family: Scopidae [Hamerkops]
Genus: Scopus [Hamerkops]
Species: Scopus umbretta umbretta
Hamerkop
Hammerkopf
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Family: Threskiornithidae
Genus: Bostrychia
Species: Bostrychia carunculata
Wattled ibis
Klunkeribis
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Bostrychia hagedash
Hadada Ibis
Hagedasch
Kenya
Least Concern
Genus: Mesembrinibis
Species: Mesembrinibis cayennensis
Green Ibis
Grünibis
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Genus: Phimosus
Species: Phimosus infuscatus
Bare-faced Ibis
Mohrenibis
Brazil
Least Concern
Genus: Platalea
Species: Platalea ajaja
Roseate Spoonbill
Rosalöffler
Costa Rica
Least Concern
Species: Platalea alba
African Spoonbill
Schmalschnabellöffler
Uganda
Least Concern
Species: Platalea leucorodia leucorodia
Eurasian spoonbill
Löffler
Sri Lanka
Least Concern
Genus: Plegadis
Species: Plegadis falcinellus
Glossy ibis
Brauner Sichler
Botswana
Least Concern
Genus: Theristicus
Species: Theristicus caerulescens
Plumbeous Ibis
Stirnbandibis
Brazil
Least Concern
Species: Theristicus caudatus
Buff-necked Ibis
Weisshalsibis
Brazil
Least Concern
Genus: Threskiornis
Species: Threskiornis aethiopicus
African sacred ibis
Heiliger Ibis
Ethiopia
Least Concern
Species: Threskiornis melanocephalus
Black-headed ibis
Schwarzkopfibis
Sri Lanka
Near Threatened
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