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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鷺科
  • Belarusian
    • Чаплевыя
  • Russian
    • Цаплевые
  • Scientific Names
    • Ardeidae
  • English
    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
  • Spanish
    • Garzas

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Recent observations

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

elfaulkner

Date

August 24, 2015 07:41 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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erikamitchell

Date

July 27, 2015 12:49 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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bethd

Date

August 28, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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timbir5

Date

August 21, 2015 09:17 AM EDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

dremsen

Date

September 1, 2015 07:45 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Spent the evening and dusk on Devil's Foot and both heard and saw a number of BCNH. It's been some time since I was there at that time and it's nice to see they are still roosting there. Specifically heard their barking call and watched them rise from the island. Distinct gull-size with broad rounded wings with a rounded M-shape in their flight. At least 6 individuals.

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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

bethd

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

There were 2 on the posts in the lake

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

August 29, 2015 01:27 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sidesplotch

Date

August 29, 2015 12:52 PM PDT

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

August 29, 2015 12:44 PM PDT

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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bethd

Date

August 1, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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amyjaeckerjones

Date

January 1, 2015 06:12 PM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

August 29, 2015 12:10 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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