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

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Recent observations

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

oly-rojas

Date

May 26, 2015

Description

Se observaron 3 polluelos

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

dwboston

Date

May 26, 2015 05:48 PM CDT

Description

05/26/2015, 5:48 PM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/1250 sec, f/5.6, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM), ISO 6400 (auto), Exp comp +1/3

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

maribel2309

Date

February 12, 2015

Description

Garza Real, en anidaje

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

marvelliott

Date

May 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

penelopetowle

Date

May 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

salmonskyview

Date

May 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

maribel2309

Date

April 18, 2015

Description

Ave Pescadora, conocida como Martinete .En una fuente donde habian peces nadando, y el esta al asecho.

Photos / Sounds

P1550765

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

taogirl

Date

May 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

naturenut

Date

May 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns Family Ardeidae

Observer

krstldwn

Date

May 26, 2015 07:08 PM CDT

Description

Don't have a birding lens (yet) so pics are terribly small. saw about 4 flying around the area

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

penelopetowle

Date

May 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dwest

Date

May 25, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

Description

Courting plummage.

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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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