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    • Ardeidae
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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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    • Garzas

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

15384899476_647b482506_s

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

15384899476_647b482506_s

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

15384899476_647b482506_s

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

jmaughn

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

miker

Date

September 27, 2014

Place

Cape Fear River near Elizabethtown, NC (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

P1560569

What

great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

muir

Date

September 13, 2014 04:59 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garza morena Ardea herodias

Observer

francisco3

Date

September 30, 2014 06:52 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

robberfly

Date

September 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

ale_gonz

Date

September 30, 2014 02:46 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Me pueden decir el nombre por favor!?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

kentr4000

Date

September 30, 2014 02:24 PM EDT

Description

One flyby close

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret (Ardea alba) Ardea alba

Observer

ryan3

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

little blue heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

ryan3

Date

August 15, 2014
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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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