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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

test_biocaching1

Date

October 21, 2014 07:30 PM BST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dave_k_h

Date

October 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

dave_k_h

Date

October 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 13, 2014

Place

Pengxi River, China (Google, OSM)

Description

Vegetation survey of Pengxi River drawdown zone; Day 5 T1; "heron"; 175 m; Yunyang - heading for night roost

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

meurkc

Date

October 12, 2014

Place

Kaixian, Pengxi River, China (Google, OSM)

Description

Vegetation survey of Pengxi River drawdown zone; Day 3 T3; "heron"; 175 m; near Gaoyang

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

hikingtony

Date

October 20, 2014 03:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 06:20 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 05:52 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:40 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 04:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:27 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:28 PM CDT

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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