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    • Ardeidae
  • English
    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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    • Чаплевыя
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

mkbrown24

Date

May 22, 2016 03:31 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

May 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jeandotson

Date

May 25, 2016 12:32 PM COT

Description

Great blue herons at the spillway of Lake Fort Phantom

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

February 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

nanorca13

Date

May 19, 2016 02:34 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bittern Botaurus lentiginosus

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

May 25, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

February 14, 2016

Place

Chaa Creek (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

asemerdj

Date

May 25, 2016 10:13 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

ellen5

Date

May 21, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

birdnerdjosh

Date

July 22, 2010

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

mgochfeld

Date

April 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

kokanee

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

two juveniles at the park at this time

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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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