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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 25, 2014 09:49 AM PDT

Description

Great Blue Heron with fish in mouth.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

paulroose

Date

October 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 seen just west of M-13 on Fry and another at Fry and Bishop.

Photos / Sounds

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What

snowy egret Egretta thula

Observer

anewman

Date

May 5, 2007

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

anewman

Date

June 20, 2007

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 25, 2010 08:47 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

25 Oct 2010.
Morrisville Levee, Bucks Co, PA.
Juvenile.
Found on a river bank.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

th0th

Date

October 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

pieceofmind

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

Took off before I could get a picture

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

frankmoses

Date

October 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

October 13, 2014 01:56 PM IST

Description

Black-crowned Night Heron

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 14th October 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Nikkor 300mm f2.8 + 2x TC

Photos / Sounds

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What

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

techieoldfox

Date

October 25, 2014 12:18 AM SGT

Description

Little Egret, Egretta garzetta

Photos / Sounds

What

Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

taogirl

Date

October 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

bheitzman

Date

October 18, 2014

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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