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Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Storks, Flamingoes

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bird picture Hammerkop

© Nigel Blake


Another picture here

bird picture Great Bittern

© Nigel Blake

Great Bittern

Another photo by A. Brett here

More photos by N. Blake here

bird picture American Bittern

© Dave Hawkins

American Bittern
bird picture Little Bittern

© DJ Allen

Little Bittern
bird picture Purple Heron

© Nigel Blake

Purple Heron

Another photo by Andrew Mackay here

bird picture Squacco Heron

© David Ferguson

Squacco Heron

Another photo by T. Brown here

bird picture Pacific Reef Heron

© David Ferguson

Pacific Reef Heron
bird picture Western Reef Heron

© Ian Broadbent

Western Reef Heron
bird picture Reddish Egret and Great Egret

© Christopher Wood

Reddish Egret and Great Egret
bird picture Great White Egret

© Paul Hackett

Great White Egret

Another photo by Mike Barker is here

Another photo by Jamie Duffie is here

Another photo by Michael Watson is here

bird picture Cattle Egret

© Ian Barnard

Cattle Egret

Another photo by Tony Blunden is here

bird picture Little Egret

© Trevor Codlin

Little Egret

More photos by Paul Bowerman here

Another photo by Richard Fray here

Another photo by Paul Hackett is here

bird picture Snowy Egret

© Paul Hackett

Snowy Egret

Another photo by A.Brett here

More photos by J. Judge, A.Webb, B. Jackson here

More photos by Brian Orr here

bird picture Tri-colored Heron

© Chris Galvin

Tri-colored Heron
bird picture Black Heron

© Dean Smith

Black Heron
bird picture Great Blue Heron (white morph)

© David Carroll

Great Blue Heron (white morph)
bird picture Goliath Heron

© M. Edgecombe, J. Gregory

Goliath Heron
bird picture Grey Heron

© Nigel Blake

Grey Heron
bird picture American Green Heron

© Dave Read

American Green Heron

More photos by S. Blain and M. Reeder here

bird picture Striated Heron

© John Judge

Striated Heron
bird picture Boat-billed Heron

© S. Davies

Boat-billed Heron
bird picture Yellow-crowned Night Heron

© Brian Boldt

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Photo of an adult by Martin Birch is here

Article and photos on ID of juveniles

bird picture Black-crowned Night Heron

© N.Sampford

Black-crowned Night Heron

Article and photos on ID of juveniles

More photos of an adult here

bird picture Glossy Ibis

© David Ferguson

Glossy Ibis
bird picture Wattled Ibis

© Dean Smith

Wattled Ibis
bird picture White Ibis

© Kevin Gray

White Ibis
bird picture Black-headed Ibis

© Simon Woolley

Black-headed Ibis
bird picture Bald Ibis

© Simon Woolley

Bald Ibis
bird picture Black-faced Spoonbill

© Paul Baxter

Black-faced Spoonbill
bird picture Roseate Spoonbill

© Kevin Gray

Roseate Spoonbill
bird picture European Spoonbill

© Mark Lynes

European Spoonbill

More photos by Mark Reeder and Steve Blain here

Another photo by Paul Hackett here

bird picture Greater Flamingo

© Martin Birch

Greater Flamingo
bird picture Wood Stork

© Alan Wormington

Wood Stork
bird picture Yellow-billed Stork

© James Ward

Yellow-billed Stork

Another photo here

bird picture Wooly-necked Stork

© Bird Seekers

Wooly-necked Stork
bird picture Black Stork

© David Ferguson

Black Stork
bird picture Pacific Reef Heron

© David Ferguson

White Stork

another photo of a pair at nest by Yann Kolbeinsson here

More photos by Adrian Webb and Nick Sampford here

Another photo of a bird in flight by Iain Leach is here

Another by P. Hackett here