Monday, September 3

Malayan night heron images

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Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The Malayan night heron (Gorsachius melanolophus) belongs to the family of egrets and herons, the Ardeidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Malayan night heron taxonomy

The Ardeidae is the family of herons. The family Ardeidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Ardeidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Tigriornithinae, Botaurinae and Ardeinae. The subfamily Ardeinae contains eleven extant genera, including Gorsachius.

The genus Gorsachius (Asian and African night herons) was first introduced by Charles Lucien Jules Laurent Bonaparte (24 May 1803 – 29 July 1857), a French biologist and ornithologist, in the year 1855.

The genus Gorsachius comprises four extant heron species, viz., Gorsachius leuconotus, Gorsachius magnificus, Gorsachius goisagi and Gorsachius melanolophus. The G. melanolophus heron species is polytypic.

This heron species was first described by Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS (6 July 1781 – 5 July 1826), a British naturalist, in the year 1822.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Gorsachius melanolophus
Species:G. melanolophus
Genus:Gorsachius
Subfamily:-
Family:Ardeidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
1.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Francesco Veronesi


Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
2.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Felis domestica

Gorsachius melanolophus
3.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Dr. Raju Kasambe

Gorsachius melanolophus
4.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by 林高志

Gorsachius melanolophus
5.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Mayukhghose

Gorsachius melanolophus
6.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Dr. Raju Kasambe

Gorsachius melanolophus
7.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Gulumeemee

Gorsachius melanolophus
8.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Lei HeJun

Gorsachius melanolophus
9.Malayan night heron - Gorsachius melanolophus
Image by Charles Lam
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/francesco_veronesi/17320173361/ (cropped)
Author: Francesco Veronesi | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 9/3/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gorsachius_melanolophus.jpg (cropped)
Author: Felis domestica | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 9/3/18
3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Malayan_Night_Heron_(Gorsachius_melanolophus)_in_a_city_Garden,_Taipei_City,_Taiwan.jpg (cropped)
Author: Dr. Raju Kasambe | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 9/3/18
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Sunday, September 2

Garganey images

   ›      ›   Garganey - Spatula querquedula images
Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The Garganey (Spatula querquedula) belongs to the family of ducks, geese and swans, the Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Garganey taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, wigeons, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anatinae. The subfamily Anatinae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

Several genera have been placed under the subfamily Anatinae, including Spatula. The genus Spatula was first described by Friedrich Boie (4 June 1789 – 3 March 1870), a German entomologist, herpetologist and ornithologist, in the year 1822.

The genus Spatula comprises ten extant shovelers species, including Garganey (Spatula querquedula).

The Spatula querquedula (Garganey) species was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Spatula querquedula
Species:S. querquedula
Genus:Spatula
Subfamily:-
Family:Anatidae
Order:Anseriformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Garganey - Spatula querquedula
1.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Davidvraju


Garganey - Spatula querquedula
2.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Le poidesans

Spatula querquedula
3.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Ferran Pestaña

Spatula querquedula
4.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Ferran Pestaña

Spatula querquedula
5.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Tony Hisgett

Spatula querquedula
6.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Koshy Koshy

Spatula querquedula
7.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Frankie Chu

Spatula querquedula
8.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
Image by Tony Morris

Spatula querquedula
9.Garganey - Spatula querquedula
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1.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Garganey_David_Raju.jpg (cropped)
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Saturday, September 1

Little egret images

   ›      ›   Little egret - Egretta garzetta images
Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The Little egret (Egretta garzetta) belongs to the family of egrets and herons, the Ardeidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Little egret taxonomy

The Ardeidae is the family of egrets and herons. The family Ardeidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Ardeidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Tigriornithinae, Botaurinae and Ardeinae. The subfamily Ardeinae contains eleven extant genera, including Egretta.

The genus Egretta (egrets and herons) was first introduced by Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster (9 November 1789 – 2 February 1860), an English astronomer and naturalist, in the year 1817.

The genus Egretta comprises twelve extant heron and egret species, including Egretta garzetta. This Egretta garzetta species is polytypic.

This egret species was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1766.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Egretta garzetta
Species:E. garzetta
Genus:Egretta
Subfamily:-
Family:Ardeidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Little egret - Egretta garzetta
1.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by GDW.45


Egretta garzetta
2.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by El Golli Mohamed

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3.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Laitche

Egretta garzetta
4.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Buddha Jyothiprasad

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5.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Prosthetic Head

Egretta garzetta
6.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Navaneeth Krishnan S

Egretta garzetta
7.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Erisgp

Egretta garzetta
8.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Alpsdake

Egretta garzetta
9.Little egret - Egretta garzetta
Image by Alpsdake
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1.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Little_Egret.6.jpg (cropped)
Author: GDW.45 | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 9/1/18
2.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aigrette_garzette_au_lac_sud_de_Tunis_(site_RAMSAR).jpg (cropped)
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7.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Garceta_com%C3%BAn_(Egretta_garzetta).jpg (cropped)
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8.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Egretta_garzetta_in_flight_s3.JPG (cropped)
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9.Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Egretta_garzetta_eating_goby.jpg (cropped)
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Thursday, August 30

Gadwall images

   ›      ›   Gadwall - Mareca strepera images
Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The Gadwall (Mareca strepera) belongs to the family of ducks, geese and swans, the Anatidae under the order Anseriformes.

Gadwall taxonomy

The Anatidae is the family of ducks, wigeons, geese and swans. The family Anatidae was first introduced by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Anatidae comprises seven subfamilies, including Anatinae. The subfamily Anatinae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

Several genera have been placed under the subfamily Anatinae, including Mareca. The genus Mareca was first described by James Francis Stephens (16 September 1792 – 22 December 1852), an English entomologist and naturalist, in the year 1824.

The genus Mareca comprises five extant duck species, viz., M. strepera (gadwall), M. falcata (falcated duck), M. penelope (Eurasian wigeon), M. sibilatrix (Chiloé wigeon) and M. americana (American wigeon).

The M. strepera (gadwall) species was first described by Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), a Swedish botanist, physician and zoologist, in the year 1758.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Mareca strepera
Species:M. strepera
Genus:Mareca
Subfamily:-
Family:Anatidae
Order:Anseriformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
1.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren


Gadwall - Mareca strepera
2.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Tony Hisgett

Mareca strepera
3.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org)

Mareca strepera
4.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren

Mareca strepera
5.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren

Mareca strepera
6.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by ALAN SCHMIERER

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7.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by nick goodrum

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8.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Tony

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9.Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Image by Andreas Trepte, www.photo-natur.net
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1.Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wildreturn/37477295794/in/photostream/ (cropped)
Author: Andy Reago & Chrissy McClarren | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 8/30/18
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3.Image source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gadwall_pair_RWD2014.jpg (cropped)
Author: DickDaniels (http://carolinabirds.org) | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/30/18
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Wednesday, August 29

Western reef heron images

   ›      ›   Western reef heron - Egretta gularis images
Taxonomic classification   < >   Images
The Western reef heron (Egretta gularis) belongs to the family of egrets and herons, the Ardeidae under the order Pelecaniformes.

Western reef heron taxonomy

The Ardeidae is the family of herons. The family Ardeidae was first described by William Elford Leach, MD, FRS (2 February 1791 – 25 August 1836), an English zoologist and marine biologist, in the year 1820.

The family Ardeidae comprises three subfamilies, viz., Tigriornithinae, Botaurinae and Ardeinae. The subfamily Ardeinae contains eleven extant genera, including Egretta.

The genus Egretta (egrets and herons) was first introduced by Thomas Ignatius Maria Forster (9 November 1789 – 2 February 1860), an English astronomer and naturalist, in the year 1817.

The genus Egretta comprises twelve extant heron species, including Egretta gularis. This Egretta gularis heron species is polytypic.

This heron species was first described by Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc (29 January 1759 – 10 July 1828), a French botanist, invertebrate zoologist and entomologist, in the year 1792.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Egretta gularis
Species:E. gularis
Genus:Egretta
Subfamily:-
Family:Ardeidae
Order:Pelecaniformes
Class:Aves
Phylum:Chordata
Kingdom:Animalia
Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
1.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Charles J Sharp


Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
2.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Francis C. Franklin

Egretta gularis
3.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Dr. Raju Kasambe

Egretta gularis
4.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Shyamal

Egretta gularis
5.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by WomEOS

Egretta gularis
6.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Noel Reynolds

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7.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Frans Vandewalle

Egretta gularis
8.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Frans Vandewalle

Egretta gularis
9.Western reef heron - Egretta gularis
Image by Shanthanu Bhardwaj
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1.Heron image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Western_reef_egret_(Egretta_gularis_gularis)_dark_morph.jpg (cropped)
Author: Charles J Sharp | License: CC BY-SA 4.0 as on 8/29/18
2.Image source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Egretta_gularis_oman.jpg (cropped)
Author: Francis C. Franklin | License: CC BY-SA 3.0 as on 8/29/18
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