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Birdsthreatened and/or endangeredHerons, Egrets, Bitterns

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Great Egret
Ardea alba

ADULT Has pure white plumage; during breeding season, long back plumes trail beyond tail. At all tim… read more

Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias

ADULT Typical morph appears blue-gray overall, but neck is tinged pinkish and adorned with black and… read more

American Bittern
Botaurus lentiginosus

ADULT Has beautifully patterned brown plumage. Neck and breast have chestnut stripes on paler backgr… read more

Cattle Egret
Bubulcus ibis

ADULT Has pure white plumage for much of year but at height of breeding season it becomes flushed ye… read more

Green Heron
Butorides virescens

ADULT Has dark green crown, rufous-maroon face and neck, and white running from throat down center o… read more

Little Blue Heron
Egretta caerulea

ADULT BREEDING Has mostly dark blue-gray plumage but a rich purplish maroon head and neck. Has long … read more

Reddish Egret
Egretta rufescens

ADULT WHITE MORPH Has pure white plumage; shaggy plumes are seen on head and lower neck in breeding … read more

Snowy Egret
Egretta thula

ADULT Has pure white plumage with elegant plumes evident during breeding season. Legs are black and … read more

Tricolored Heron
Egretta tricolor

ADULT BREEDING Has mostly blue-gray head, neck, back, and upper wings, with white underparts and ruf… read more

Least Bittern
Ixobrychus exilis

ADULT MALE Mainly yellow-buff, palest on underparts, with buff stripes on throat and breast. Cap and… read more

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Nyctanassa violacea

ADULT BREEDING Blue-gray overall with pale streaks on back and wings and striking face markings: whi… read more

Black-crowned Night-Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax

ADULT Has dark, daggerlike bill, black crown and back, gray wings, and pale face and underparts; eye… read more

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