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Each pdf shows a list of Northern Ireland records for the species or subspecies indicated.

White Stork to Heron Records

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‡ = updated August 2019; ‡ ‡ = updated September 2019
End of White Stork to Heron list
Black Stork Ciconia nigra Click here
White Stork Ciconia ciconia Click here
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus ‡ ‡ Click here
Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia Click here
Bittern Botaurus stellaris ‡ ‡ Click here
American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus Click here
Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus Click here
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax ‡ ‡ Click here
Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides ‡ ‡ Click here
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis Click here
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea ‡ ‡ Click here
Great White Egret Ardea alba ‡ ‡ Click here

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Scientific nomenclature and species order within record groupings follows version 9.1 of the IOC World List:
Gill, F. & Donsker, D. (eds.) 2019. IOC World Bird List. Available from