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    • Ardeidae
  • English
    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
  • Spanish
    • Garzas

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Recent observations

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What

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

gpstewart

Date

April 27, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jeffreyhaight

Date

April 25, 2015

Description

Observed and identified by Eric LoPresti, UC Davis

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

riahnamicklos98

Date

April 27, 2015 08:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garceta verde Butorides virescens

Observer

yorchagomez

Date

November 8, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garza blanca Ardea alba

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 27, 2015 11:34 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

yorchagomez

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

Xcalak (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garceta rojiza Egretta rufescens

Observer

yorchagomez

Date

November 5, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garza blanca Ardea alba

Observer

luis25

Date

July 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pedrete corona negra Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

luis25

Date

April 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

mchlfx

Date

May 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Garceta pie-dorado Egretta thula

Date

April 27, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sindic

Date

January 4, 2010 05:43 PM CET
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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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