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    • Ardeidae
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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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Recent observations

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

nanorca13

Date

February 12, 2016 03:03 PM PST

Place

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Pacific Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ssp. fannini

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terathopius

Date

June 20, 2015 09:12 AM HST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mammelton50

Date

February 10, 2016 08:56 AM CST

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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 9, 2016 07:12 AM PST

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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lauramorganclark

Date

February 12, 2016

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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jlzachary1

Date

June 20, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jlzachary1

Date

January 18, 2016

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

taogirl

Date

February 12, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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taogirl

Date

February 12, 2016

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

marvelliott

Date

January 17, 2016

Description

Juvenile

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

nawloomis

Date

February 10, 2016 04:18 PM PST

Description

Afternoon hike at Arastradero preserve

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

marvelliott

Date

January 16, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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