Ardeidae

Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis

Black Bittern Ixobrychus flavicollis

Local Name: Kalo bok (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 29/01/2019

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Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Local Name: বজ্কা/বচকা (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Juvenile

©Madhurima Banerjee
Thakurpukur, Kolkata, 16/05/2018

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©Dhiman Datta
Hetampur, Birbhum, 16/08/2019

Juvenile

©Dhiman Datta
Hetampur, Birbhum, 23/06/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/08/2011

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Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Local Name: Bok (Bengali)

IUCN threatened Category:


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©Uma Dutta
Ranapratap, durgapur , Paschim Bardhaman, 23/12/2019

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©Uma Dutta
Ranapratap, durgapur , Paschim Bardhaman, 19/09/2019

Bird in Habitat

©Saikat Adhurya
Pardohi, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/11/2015

Non-breeding

©Rahul Pan
ABL Township, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 10/04/2018

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Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Cinnamon Bittern Ixobrychus cinnamomeus

Local Name: Khoyra Bogola(Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Nirjhar Banerjee
Durgapur Nadiha, Paschim Bardhaman, 23/04/2018

Juvenile

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/08/2015

Juvenile with catch

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/08/2015

Adult

©Nirjhar Banerjee
Beharpur, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 17/04/2018

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Great Egret/Large Egret Ardea alba

Great Egret/Large Egret Ardea alba

Local Name: Bada bagla (Hindi), Boro Bok (Bangla), Bor Bog (Assamese), Pedda Paksi (Telegu), Chennarai (Tamil), Chayamunti (Malayalam)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult, Non-breeding

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 03/11/2019

Non-breeding

©Debayan Gayen
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 02/12/2018

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Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea Linnaeus, 1758

Local Name: Dhupni Bok (Bangla)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 14/12/2017

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/10/2014

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/06/2014

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Pandaveswar, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/05/2018

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Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

Indian Pond Heron Ardeola grayii

Local Name: Kana Bok(Bengali), Andha Bagula(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©Madhurima Banerjee
Bagnan, Howrah/Haora, 11/12/2018

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 16/02/2020

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©Uma Dutta
Kumar mangalam park, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/12/2019

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Bidhan Park, Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/02/2016

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Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia

Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia

Local Name: Majhla Boga (Bangla), Vellai kokku (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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©Subhadeep Saha
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 05/12/2018

©Subhadeep Saha
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 07/12/2018

Non-breeding

©Debayan Gayen
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 02/12/2018

Non-breeding

©Satyajit Mandal
Durgapur Barrage, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/12/2018

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Little Egret Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)

Little Egret Egretta garzetta (Linnaeus, 1766)

Local Name: Choto Bok(Bengali), Karchiya Bagula(Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Bird

©Rajesh Mahato
Baikunthapur,Balarampur, Purulia, Purulia, 16/02/2020

©Debayan Gayen
Chupi, Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 06/01/2020

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 18/02/2017

Breeding Plumage

©Saikat Adhurya
Kamal Sayar, Burdwan, Purba Bardhaman, 27/03/2019

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Little Egret Catching Fish.

©Saikat Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 19/08/2017

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Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Local Name: Lal kank/Bagala/Lalche-bok (Bangla), Peria vellai kokku (Hindi)

IUCN threatened Category:


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Im mature

©Subir Das
DURGAPUR BARRAGE, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/03/2020

Adult

©Kaushik Roy
Paranganj, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 03/03/2017

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/05/2014

Adult

©Satyajit Mandal
Paranganj, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 18/05/2018

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Striated Heron/ Little Green Heron/ Little Heron Butorides striata

Striated Heron/ Little Green Heron/ Little Heron Butorides striata

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category: Least Concern [LC]


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Juvenile

©Sagar Adhurya
Sundarban, South 24 Paraganas, 02/11/2019

Adult

©Chiranjib Dutta
Sundarbans, South 24 Paraganas, 29/09/2019

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 21/05/2014

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Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis

Local Name:

IUCN threatened Category:


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Adult

©CHIRANJIB DUTTA
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 16/02/2020

©Debayan Gayen
Chupi, Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 06/01/2020

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Asansol, Paschim Bardhaman, 20/08/2015

Adult

©Sagar Adhurya
Durgapur Barrage, Bankura, 15/02/2015

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