70 Herons, Bitterns Ardeidae
    Forest Bittern
      Zonerodius heliosylus

    White-crested Tiger Heron
      Tigriornis leucolopha

    Rufescent Tiger Heron
      Tigrisoma lineatum

    Bare-throated Tiger Heron
      Tigrisoma mexicanum

    Agami Heron
      Agamia agami

    Boat-billed Heron
      Cochlearius cochlearius

    Zigzag Heron
      Zebrilus undulatus

    Eurasian Bittern
      Botaurus stellaris

    American Bittern
      Botaurus lentiginosus

    Pinnated Bittern
      Botaurus pinnatus

    Least Bittern
      Ixobrychus exilis

    Little Bittern
      Ixobrychus minutus

    Yellow Bittern
      Ixobrychus sinensis

    Cinnamon Bittern
      Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

    Black Bittern
      Ixobrychus flavicollis

    White-eared Night Heron
      Gorsachius magnificus

    Malayan Night Heron
      Gorsachius melanolophus

    White-backed Night Heron
      Gorsachius leuconotus

    Black-crowned Night Heron
      Nycticorax nycticorax

    Nankeen Night Heron
      Nycticorax caledonicus

    Yellow-crowned Night Heron
      Nyctanassa violacea

    Green Heron
      Butorides virescens

    Striated Heron
      Butorides striata

    Squacco Heron
      Ardeola ralloides

    Indian Pond Heron
      Ardeola grayii

    Chinese Pond Heron
      Ardeola bacchus

    Western Cattle Egret
      Bubulcus ibis

    Eastern Cattle Egret
      Bubulcus coromandus

    Grey Heron
      Ardea cinerea

    Great Blue Heron
      Ardea herodias

    Cocoi Heron
      Ardea cocoi

    Black-headed Heron
      Ardea melanocephala

    White-bellied Heron
      Ardea insignis

    Great-billed Heron
      Ardea sumatrana

    Goliath Heron
      Ardea goliath

    Purple Heron
      Ardea purpurea

    Great Egret
      Ardea alba

    Intermediate Egret
      Ardea intermedia

    Capped Heron
      Pilherodius pileatus

    Whistling Heron
      Syrigma sibilatrix

    Pied Heron
      Egretta picata

    White-faced Heron
      Egretta novaehollandiae

    Reddish Egret
      Egretta rufescens

    Black Heron
      Egretta ardesiaca

    Slaty Egret
      Egretta vinaceigula

    Tricolored Heron
      Egretta tricolor

    Little Blue Heron
      Egretta caerulea

    Snowy Egret
      Egretta thula

    Little Egret
      Egretta garzetta

    Western Reef Heron
      Egretta gularis

    Dimorphic Egret
      Egretta dimorpha

    Pacific Reef Heron
      Egretta sacra

    Chinese Egret
      Egretta eulophotes

71 Hamerkop Scopidae
72 Shoebill Balaenicipitidae
73 Pelicans Pelecanidae
74 Hoatzin Opisthocomidae
75 New World Vultures Cathartidae
76 Secretarybird Sagittariidae
77 Ospreys Pandionidae
78 Kites, Hawks, Eagles Accipitridae
79 Barn Owls Tytonidae
80 Owls Strigidae
81 Mousebirds Coliidae
82 Cuckoo Roller Leptosomidae
83 Trogons Trogonidae
84 Hoopoes Upupidae
85 Wood Hoopoes Phoeniculidae
86 Ground Hornbills Bucorvidae
87 Hornbills Bucerotidae
88 Rollers Coraciidae
89 Ground Rollers Brachypteraciidae
90 Kingfishers Alcedinidae
91 Todies Todidae
92 Motmots Momotidae
93 Bee-eaters Meropidae
94 Jacamars Galbulidae
95 Puffbirds Bucconidae
96 New World Barbets Capitonidae
97 Toucan Barbets Semnornithidae
98 Toucans Ramphastidae
99 Asian Barbets Megalaimidae
100 African Barbets Lybiidae
101 Honeyguides Indicatoridae
102 Woodpeckers Picidae
103 Seriemas Cariamidae
104 Caracaras, Falcons Falconidae
105 New Zealand Parrots Strigopidae
106 Cockatoos Cacatuidae
107 African & New World Parrots Psittacidae
108 Old World Parrots Psittaculidae
109 New Zealand Wrens Acanthisittidae
111 Asities Philepittidae
112 Typical Broadbills Eurylaimidae
113 African & Green Broadbills Calyptomenidae
114 Pittas Pittidae
115 Ovenbirds Furnariidae
116 Antbirds Thamnophilidae
118 Antpittas Grallariidae
119 Gnateaters Conopophagidae
120 Tapaculos Rhinocryptidae
121 Crescentchests Melanopareiidae
122 Tyrant Flycatchers Tyrannidae
123 Cotingas Cotingidae
124 Manakins Pipridae
125 Sharpbill, Tityras, Becards Tityridae
126 Lyrebirds Menuridae
127 Scrubbirds Atrichornithidae
128 Bowerbirds Ptilonorhynchidae
129 Australasian Treecreepers Climacteridae
130 Australasian Wrens Maluridae
131 Honeyeaters Meliphagidae
133 Pardalotes Pardalotidae
134 Australasian Warblers Acanthizidae
135 Australasian Babblers Pomatostomidae
136 Logrunners Orthonychidae
137 Satinbirds Cnemophilidae
138 Berrypeckers, Longbills Melanocharitidae
139 Painted Berrypeckers Paramythiidae
140 New Zealand Wattlebirds Callaeidae
141 Stitchbird Notiomystidae
143 Jewel-babblers, Quail-thrushes Cinclosomatidae
144 Wattle-eyes, Batises Platysteiridae
145 Bushshrikes Malaconotidae
147 Vangas, Helmetshrikes, Woodshrikes, Shrike-flycatchers Vangidae
148 Bristlehead Pityriaseidae
149 Woodswallows, Butcherbirds, Peltops Artamidae
150 Mottled Berryhunter Rhagologidae
151 Ioras Aegithinidae
152 Cuckooshrikes Campephagidae
153 Whiteheads Mohouidae
158 Whistlers and allies Pachycephalidae
159 Shrikes Laniidae
160 Vireos, Greenlets, Shrike-babblers Vireonidae
161 Figbirds, Orioles, Piopios Oriolidae
162 Drongos Dicruridae
163 Fantails, Silktails Rhipiduridae
164 Monarchs Monarchidae
166 Crows, Jays Corvidae
169 Ifrita Ifritidae
170 Birds-of-paradise Paradisaeidae
171 Australasian Robins Petroicidae
172 Rockfowl Picathartidae
173 Rockjumpers Chaetopidae
175 Waxwings Bombycillidae
176 Silky-flycatchers Ptiliogonatidae
177 Hypocolius Hypocoliidae
178 Palmchat Dulidae
179 Oos Mohoidae
181 Fairy Flycatchers Stenostiridae
182 Tits, Chickadees Paridae
183 Penduline Tits Remizidae
184 Nicators Nicatoridae
185 Bearded Reedling Panuridae
186 Larks Alaudidae
187 Bulbuls Pycnonotidae
188 Swallows, Martins Hirundinidae
190 Crombecs, African Warblers Macrosphenidae
191 Cettia Bush Warblers & Allies Cettiidae
193 Yellow Flycatchers Erythrocercidae
195 Bushtits Aegithalidae
196 Leaf Warblers & Allies Phylloscopidae
197 Reed Warblers, Grauer's Warbler & Allies Acrocephalidae
198 Grassbirds & Allies Locustellidae
199 Black-capped Donacobius Donacobiidae
201 Cisticolas & Allies Cisticolidae
202 Sylviid Babblers Sylviidae
203 Parrotbills and allies Paradoxornithidae
204 White-eyes Zosteropidae
205 Babblers, Scimitar Babblers Timaliidae
206 Ground Babblers Pellorneidae
208 Laughingthrushes & Allies Leiothrichidae
210 Sugarbirds Promeropidae
211 Fairy-bluebirds Irenidae
212 Goldcrests, Kinglets Regulidae
215 Wrens Troglodytidae
216 Gnatcatchers Polioptilidae
217 Nuthatches Sittidae
218 Wallcreeper Tichodromidae
219 Treecreepers Certhiidae
220 Mockingbirds, Thrashers Mimidae
221 Starlings, Rhabdornises Sturnidae
222 Oxpeckers Buphagidae
223 Thrushes Turdidae
224 Chats, Old World Flycatchers Muscicapidae
225 Dippers Cinclidae
226 Leafbirds Chloropseidae
227 Flowerpeckers Dicaeidae
228 Sunbirds Nectariniidae
229 Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches Passeridae
230 Weavers, Widowbirds Ploceidae
231 Waxbills, Munias & Allies Estrildidae
232 Indigobirds, Whydahs Viduidae
234 Accentors Prunellidae
235 Wagtails, Pipits Motacillidae
236 Przevalski's Finch Urocynchramidae
237 Finches, Euphonias Fringillidae
238 Longspurs, Snow Buntings Calcariidae
239 Thrush-tanager Rhodinocichlidae
240 Buntings Emberizidae
241 New World Sparrows, Bush Tanagers Passerellidae
242 Chat-tanagers Calyptophilidae
243 Hispaniolan Tanagers Phaenicophilidae
245 Spindalises Spindalidae
247 Cuban Warblers Teretistridae
248 Yellow-breasted Chat Icteriidae
249 Oropendolas, Orioles, Blackbirds Icteridae
250 New World Warblers Parulidae
251 Mitrospingid Tanagers Mitrospingidae
252 Cardinals & Allies Cardinalidae
253 Tanagers and allies Thraupidae

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Distribution map for Purple Heron, range



Purple Heron IOC v12.1: 2670 birdtheme SpecID 1368
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Bahrain 22.05.1993 Water birds Sheet
Bosnia Herzegovina (Croat) 19.11.1997 Fauna and flora 2v set
Botswana 04.08.1997 Birds
Cameroun 15.06.1983 Birds
Cape Verde Islands 19.07.2003 Herons and egrets
Caribbean Netherlands 29.01.2021 Birds (Bonaire) 2021 Sheet
Congo (Brazzaville) 22.05.1978 Birds
Congo (Brazzaville) 24.10.2001 Herons and storks
Congo (Kinshasa) 16.08.2000 Birds of Congo Sheet
Croatia 22.03.2004 WWF Strip
Czechoslovakia 20.02.1967 Water birds
French Territory of Afars & Issas 21.11.1975 Birds
Georgia 04.08.1995 Birds Sheet
Ghana 19.06.1995 Fauna and flora 6v set
Greece 15.10.1979 Endangered birds
Guinea-Bissau 05.05.2008 Sea elephants and herons Sheet
Hungary 14.06.1959 Water birds
Hungary 03.01.1977 Birds of Hortobagy national park
Iraq 15.09.1976 Birds
Iraq 15.09.1976 Inscription OFFICIAL on 1976.01
Israel 13.02.1963 Birds
Kampuchea 05.05.1987 Capex '87
Kuwait 01.12.1973 Birds and hunting equipment
Liberia 15.09.2001 Birds of Africa Sheet
Macedonia 14.09.2000 Birds
Malagasy 18.04.1988 Endangered species 2v set
Malagasy 18.04.1988 Endangered species 2v sheet
Malagasy 18.04.1988 Endangered species MS
Malagasy 28.09.1993 Overprint 75eme... on 1988.01
Malagasy 28.09.1993 Overprint 75eme... on 1988.03 MS
Malawi 13.11.1968 Birds
Malaysia 03.02.2005 Migratory birds
Maldive Islands 08.02.2007 Birds MS
Montserrat 11.11.2011 Fauna of China 4v sheet
Netherlands Antilles 26.03.1997 Birds
Ras Al Khaima 10.05.1967 Arab paintings 7v set
Rumania 25.07.2011 Fauna from Rumanian nature reserves 4v set
Rumania 25.07.2011 Fauna from Rumanian nature reserves 4v sheet
Senegal 27.02.1995 Kalissaye national park
Sierra Leone 25.06.1988 Birds MS
Sierra Leone 26.09.2011 Seabirds of West Africa Sheet
Singapore 16.08.1994 Herons
Slovenia 31.05.2019 Europa
South Africa 05.06.1997 Waterbirds, Ilsapex 98 Sheet, p 14¼x14
South Africa 1997 Waterbirds Booklet, p 14x14
Tanzania 18.02.1999 Birds of the world MS
Togo 18.12.2015 Herons Sheet
Uganda 09.10.1992 Birds
Upper Volta 13.05.1971 Muslim miniatures 2v set
Venda 16.07.1993 Herons
Venda 16.07.1993 Herons Sheet
Vietnam 20.11.1983 Birds
Zambia 20.12.1999 Definitives


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