HERONS Ardeidae

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala

Goliath Heron Ardea goliath

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Great Egret Egretta alba

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Yellow-billed Egret Egretta intermedia

Black Heron Egretta ardesiaca

Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides

Malagasy Pond Heron –¬†Ardeola idae

Green-backed Heron Butorides striata

Rufous-bellied Heron Ardeola rufiventris

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

White-backed Night Heron Gorsachius leuconotuss

Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus

Dwarf Bittern Ixobrychus sturmii

Great Bittern Botaurus stellaris