Wading Birds
Seasons in KC area based on information from "The Sibley Guide to Birds" (2000) and "Birds of Kansas" (2011)
Great Blue Heron Green Heron
Great Blue Heron - KC area February to November
Green Heron - KC area May to October
Little Blue Heron Little Blue Heron first spring High Island 3_20_2014
Little Blue Heron (uncommon) - KC area during migration
Little Blue Heron (first spring)
Tricolored Heron
Tricolored Heron - not in KC area
Wood Stork (southeast, Gulf coast) - not in KC area
Black-crowned Night Heron Reid Park 1_31_2014 Yellow-crowned Night Heron High Island 3_20_2014
Black-crowned Night-Heron - KC area April to September
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - KC area April to Sept
Great Egret High Island 3_19_2014 Great Egret head High Island 3_19_2014
Great Egret -
KC area April to September
Reddish Egret San Luis Pass 3_18_2014 Reddish Egret White Morph
Reddish Egret, dark morph (south Fl/Tx) - Not in KC area
Reddish Egret, white morph (south Fl/Tx) - Not in KC area
Cattle Egret 5_17_2013 Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret (uncommon) - KC area April to Oct
Snowy Egret - (uncommon) in KC area during migration
White Ibis White Ibis juvenile San Bernard NWR 3_16_2014
White Ibis (southeast) - not in KC area
White Ibis juvenile
Glossy Ibis White-faced Ibis Heritage Park 5_14_2014
Glossy Ibis (southeast) - not in KC area
White-faced Ibis - (uncommon) KC area in S &F migration
Scarlet Ibis Roseate Spoonbill High Island 3_19_2014
Scarlet Ibis (rare in south Florida) - Not in KC area
Roseate Spoonbill (southeast) - not in KC area
American Bittern Trent Reed 07_16_2011 American Greater Flamingo
American Bittern (uncommon) - KC area during migration
Greater Flamingo (American - southeast) - not in KC area
Photo by Robert T. Reed
Page added 6/10/2011 (latest revision 5/4/2014 White-faced Ibis)