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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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Recent observations

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What

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

tiggrx

Date

August 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

marthar

Date

May 17, 2014 02:23 PM EDT

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jlayman

Date

May 27, 2014 07:30 AM EDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jlayman

Date

August 24, 2015 12:08 PM EDT

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What

Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma mexicanum

Observer

marthar

Date

May 17, 2014 05:00 PM EDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

jlayman

Date

February 4, 2016 05:36 PM EST

Description

Very late bird for area

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What

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

marthar

Date

May 17, 2014 03:07 PM EDT

Description

Juvenile

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What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

jlayman

Date

May 10, 2016 11:59 AM EDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

jlayman

Date

May 10, 2016 11:59 AM EDT

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What

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

roby

Date

August 23, 2016 08:33 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns Family Ardeidae

Date

August 8, 2016 12:47 PM EDT

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

margaret_k21

Date

August 23, 2016 01:24 PM CDT

Place

Waco, TX (Google, OSM)

Description

Bluish hue on the wings, about the size of an egret

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Description from Wikipedia

The herons are long-legged freshwater and coastal birds in the family Ardeidae, with 64 recognised species (some are called "egrets" or "bitterns" instead of "heron"). Within Ardeidae, all members of the genera Botaurus and Ixobrychus are referred to as "bitterns", and — including the Zigzag Heron or Zigzag Bittern — are a monophyletic group within the Ardeidae. However, egrets are not a biologically distinct group from the herons, and tend to be named differently because they...

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