Ciconiiformes

Herons (Ardeidae)

HBW 1, p. 376

  • Medium-sized to large wading birds with long bill, neck and legs.
  • All regions except Antarctic, with greatest diversity in tropics.
  • Wide variety of wetland habitats; a few species mainly terrestrial.
  • 17 genera, 60 species, 149 taxa.
  • 9 species threatened; 1 species and 1 subspecies extinct since 1600.
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17 genera, 60 species

6170 files covering
17 genera (100%)
60 species (100%)

 

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15 genera (88%)
57 species (95%)
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17 genera (100%)
60 species (100%)
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13 genera (76%)
27 species (45%)
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