Gerald Friesen: Herons & Egrets

Gerald Friesen: Crakes, Lapwings, Storks, Cormorants, Plovers, Herons, Egrets and Terns

Photographer and Avianweb Contributor

Two Plovers in the Water Gerald Friesen
Two Plovers in the Water Gerald Friesen

Gerald’s Cormorants, Plover, Heron and Egret images are published on these pages:


Black Crakes (Amaurornis flavirostra)


Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) / Gull Species

Gerald Friesen Herons & Egrets on the Water Looking For Food
Gerald Friesen Herons & Egrets on the Water Looking For Food

Herons / Egrets

Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca)

Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)

Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)

Purple Herons (Ardea purpurea)

Slaty Egrets or Herons (Egretta vinaceigula)

Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) / Heron Species – Featured

White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae, formerly Ardea novaehollandiae)

Sandpiper / Plovers

Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda) – Featured


White-breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus)


Leptoptilos / genus

Marabou Stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus)

Yellow-billed Storks (Mycteria ibis) – Featured


Northern Jacanas (Jacana spinosa)


Andean Lapwings (Vanellus resplendens)

Blacksmith Lapwing (Vanellus armatus)

Long-toed Lapwing (Vanellus crassirostris) – Featured

Senegal Lapwing (Vanellus lugubris)


Three-banded Coursers (Rhinoptilus cinctus)


Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)

Terns – Featured

California Least Tern (Sternula antillarum brownii) – Featured


Band-rumped Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma castro)

Other Birds Images by Gerald Friesen

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Gordon Ramel

Gordon is an ecologist with two degrees from Exeter University. He's also a teacher, a poet and the owner of 1,152 books. Oh - and he wrote this website.

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