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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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Recent observations

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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nicolegallup

Date

July 14, 2016 03:00 PM EDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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cesarpollo5

Date

April 8, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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benjaminbenedict

Date

July 24, 2016 08:39 PM MDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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finatic

Date

July 19, 2016 09:42 AM PDT

Description

Boulder County, Colorado, US

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Bare-throated Tiger-Heron Tigrisoma mexicanum

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skoop

Date

July 25, 2016 09:33 PM CDT

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Boat-billed Heron Cochlearius cochlearius

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skoop

Date

July 25, 2016 09:33 PM CDT

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Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns Family Ardeidae

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aireeadnee

Date

July 26, 2016 08:57 AM CDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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ganon8989

Date

July 26, 2016 06:34 AM PDT

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Whistling Heron Syrigma sibilatrix

Date

September 14, 2008

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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jmaughn

Date

July 25, 2016 05:37 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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nanorca13

Date

July 23, 2016 01:27 PM PDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

nanorca13

Date

July 25, 2016 05:12 PM PDT

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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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