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Bird Species in Israel - Order Ciconiiformes

Taxonomic Classification
Kingdom:Animalia(Animals)
Phylum:Chordata(Vertebrates)
Class:Aves(Birds)
Order: Ciconiiformes

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FamilyGenus - speciesCommon nameThumbnail
ArdeidaeArdea cinereaGrey HeronArdea cinerea 
ArdeidaeArdea goliathGoliath Heron 
ArdeidaeArdea melanocephalaBlack-headed Heron 
ArdeidaeArdea purpureaPurple HeronArdea purpurea 
ArdeidaeArdeola ralloidesSquacco HeronArdeola ralloides 
ArdeidaeBotaurus stellarisGreat Bittern 
ArdeidaeBubulcus ibisCattle EgretBubulcus ibis 
ArdeidaeButorides striatusStriated Heron 
ArdeidaeCasmerodius albusGreat Egret 
ArdeidaeEgretta ardesiacaBlack Heron 
ArdeidaeEgretta garzettaLittle EgretEgretta garzetta 
ArdeidaeEgretta gularisWestern Reef-Egret 
ArdeidaeIxobrychus minutusLittle Bittern 
ArdeidaeNycticorax nycticoraxNight-Heron 
CiconiidaeCiconia ciconiaWhite StorkCiconia ciconia 
CiconiidaeCiconia nigraBlack Stork 
CiconiidaeLeptoptilos crumeniferusMarabou Stork 
CiconiidaeMycteria ibisYellow-billed Stork 
ThreskiornithidaeGeronticus eremitaBald Ibis 
ThreskiornithidaePlatalea leucorodiaEurasian Spoonbill 
ThreskiornithidaePlegadis falcinellusGlossy Ibis