White-eared Night-Heron

The White-eared Night Heron is a species of heron in the Ardeidae family. It is found in China and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The White-eared Night-Heron is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

White-eared Night-heron: White-eared Night-heron One of the Fifty Rarest Birds of the World. Gorsachius magnificus. From "The Fifty Rarest Birds of the World ... http://www.mitglied.lycos.de/ornithologie/list.php?s=&ordre=CICONIIFORMES&famille=&string=®ion=%25&pos= Liste espèces sélectionnées, oiseaux CICONIIFORMES %: ...- ... Bihoreau malais - Malayan Night-Heron Gorsachius melanolophus, 0 -, 0 -, 0. Bihoreau superbe - White-eared Night-Heron Gorsachius magnificus, 0 -, 0 -, 0. ... http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/avibase. More

First breeding record of White-eared Night-heron for Vietnam Jonathan C Eames Two immature White-eared Night-heron, Ba Be National Park Photographs of four White-eared Night-herons, Gorsachius magnificus in Ba Be National Park, Bac Kan Province, has confirmed that a breeding population of this Endangered bird species exists in Vietnam. Two adults, and two fledged Juveniles were found roosting near the nest on Saturday, April 25, 2009. More

NewsVietnam Birding in the press White-eared Night-heron breeding at Ba Be Bizarre “Baldbul” discovered in Laos New guides to the birds and mammals of Vietnam Return to Fansipan More news... More

Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ardeidae
Genus : Gorsachius
Species : magnificus
Authority : (Ogilvie Grant, 1899)