Wading Birds

Bitterns, Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Spoonbills

Plethora of Waders – Hong Kong, China – January 2017


Last revision date:  April 01, 2017
List below represents first observation (lifer tick) and the location/country that the first species was first observed and recorded in the database.

Species First Observation Country Record Date
Yellow BitternIxobrychus sinensis SG Botanic Gardens–Eco Lake Singapore 03 Jan 2017
Little BitternIxobrychus minutus Vransko jezero Croatia 14 May 2016
Rufescent Tiger-HeronTigrisoma lineatum Pipeline Road (Camino del Oleoducto) General area Panama 18 Feb 2015
Bare-throated Tiger-HeronTigrisoma mexicanum Carara National Park, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica 29 Dec 2013
Great Blue HeronArdea herodias PN Islas Marietas Mexico 09 Mar 2013
Gray HeronArdea cinerea Breda Netherlands 27 Apr 2014
Purple HeronArdea purpurea Giare di Mira Italy 08 May 2016
Great EgretArdea alba Coco Beach, Rio Grande Puerto Rico 31 Jan 2013
Intermediate EgretMesophoyx intermedia Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Singapore 30 Dec 2016
Little EgretEgretta garzetta Playa Sotaventro Canary Islands, Spain 25 Dec 2009
Snowy EgretEgretta thula Flamingos Mexico 04 Mar 2013
Little Blue HeronEgretta caerulea PN Islas Marietas Mexico 09 Mar 2013
Tricolored HeronEgretta tricolor Carara National Park, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica 29 Dec 2013
Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis Morro Jable Canary Islands, Spain 25 Dec 2009
Squacco HeronArdeola ralloides Vransko jezero Croatia 14 May 2016
Chinese Pond-HeronArdeola bacchus Vietnam – Salt Pans Vietnam 09 Jan 2017
Green HeronButorides virescens Coco Beach, Rio Grande Puerto Rico 31 Jan 2013
Striated HeronButorides striata Pasir Ris Park Singapore 31 Dec 2016
Capped HeronPilherodius pileatus Clayton Panama 16 Feb 2015
Black-crowned Night-HeronNycticorax nycticorax Estero San José Mexico 23 Dec 2013
Yellow-crowned Night-HeronNyctanassa violacea PN Islas Marietas Mexico 09 Mar 2013
Boat-billed HeronCochlearius cochlearius Carara National Park, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica 29 Dec 2013
White IbisEudocimus albus Carara National Park, Playa Hermosa Costa Rica 29 Dec 2013
Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus RN Estuário do Tejo–área geral Portugal 10 Jan 2015
Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus Parco urbano Bassani Italy 20 May 2016
Eurasian SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia RN Estuário do Tejo–área geral Portugal 10 Jan 2015
Black-faced SpoonbillPlatalea minor Mai Po–Tam Kon Chau Road Hong Kong, China 14 Jan 2017