White-eared Night-heron Gorsachius magnificus


Anon. 2002. Records of globally and nationally threatened wildlife in Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan, 2001. White-eared Night Heron. Living Forests: 30-32.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Dine, M. 2012. Management plan for the White-eared Night-heron (Gorsachius magnificus) at Ba Be National Park, Bac Kan province. People Resources and Conservation Foundation, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Eames, J. C.; Le Manh Hung. 2009. White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus in Ba Be National Park, Vietnam. BirdingASIA 12: 58-61.

Fellowes, J. R.; Zhou Fang; Lee Kwok Shing; Hau, B. C. H.; Lau, M. W. N.; Lam, V. W. Y.; Young, L.; Hafner, H. 2001. Status update on White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus in South China. Bird Conservation International 11: 101-111.

Gao Yuren. 2003. New record of White-eared Night-heron in Guangdong (Canton). Newsletter of China Ornithological Society 12: 8.

Gao, J.; Wu, Z.; Su, D.; Zhong, P.; Peng, Y.; Zou, F. 2013. Observations on breeding behavior of the White-eared Night Heron (Gorsachius magnificus) in northern Guangdong, China. Chines Birds 4(3): 254-259.

He Fen-Qi; Fellowes, J. R.; Chan, B. P. L.; Lau, M. W. N.; Lin Jian-sheng; Lee Kwok Shing. 2007. An update on the distribution of the 'Endangered' White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus in China. Bird Conservation International 17(1): 93-101.

He Fen-Qi; Jiang Hang-dong. 2013. Neue Nachweise des Hainanreihers im Westen der Provinz Yunnan in Südwest-China. ZGAP Mitt 30(1): 20.

He Fen-Qi; Lin Jian-sheng. 2004. Aktuelle und historische Beobachtungen des stark gefährdeten Hainanreihers in Südost-China. ZGAP Mitteilungen 20: 13.

He Fen-Qi; Zhou Fang; Yang Xiao-Jun; Yang Lan; Deng Xue-Jian; Hu Hong-Xing; Lin Jian-Sheng; Jiang Hang-Dong; Lin Zhi; Li Li; Zhu Kai-Ming; Anderson, B.; Zhang Hao-Hui; Dong J.T. 2007. Study on the status of distributions and subpopulations of the White-eared Night Heron Gorsachius magnificus. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica 32(4): 802-813.

He Fenqi; Yang Xiaojun; Deng Xuejian; Zhu Kaiming; Li Li; Lin Jiansheng. 2011. The White-eared Night Heron (Gorsachius magnificus): from behind the bamboo curtain to the front stage. Chinese Birds 2(4): 163-166.

Li, Z.W.D., Yeap, C. A.; Kumar, K. 2007. Surveys of coastal waterbirds and wetlands in Malaysia, 2004-2006. In: Li, Z. W. D.; Ounsted, R. (ed.), The status of coastal waterbirds and wetlands in Southeast Asia: results of waterbird surveys in Malaysia (2004-2006) and Thailand and Myanmar (2006), pp. 1-40. Wetlands Internationa, Kuala Lumpur.

Nguyen Cu. 2008. White-eared Night Heron photographed at Na Hang Nature Reserve. The Babbler: BirdLife in Indochina: 37-38.

Pilgrim, J.D., Walsh, D.F., Thanh Tu, T., Duc Tu, N., Eames, J.C. and Manh Hung, L. 2009. The endangered white-eared night-heron Gorsachius magnificus in Vietnam: status, distribution, ecology and threats. Forktail 25: 142-146.

Tang Pei-Rong; Liao Cheng-Kai. 2003. White-eared Night Heron was found at Jiulianshan Nature Reserve, Jiangxi. China Crane News 7(1): 27-28.

Walsh, D. F. 2010. Update on the population of White-eared Night Heron in Vietnam. BirdingASIA: 13.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Heron Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Explore HBW Alive for further information on this species

Species factsheet from HeronConservation - The IUCN-SSC Heron Specialist Group

View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Gorsachius magnificus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020.