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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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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

annikaml

Date

May 12, 2012 09:34 AM CDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

dpom

Date

December 18, 2014 04:06 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

dpom

Date

December 18, 2014 04:06 PM PST

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

dpom

Date

December 18, 2014 04:06 PM PST

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great egret Ardea alba

Observer

tlim

Date

December 18, 2014 03:35 PM EST

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No photos or sounds

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

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tlim

Date

December 18, 2014 02:49 PM EST

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Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

francisco3

Date

December 18, 2014 09:15 AM HST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

November 30, 2014 04:42 PM CST

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Garceta pie-dorado Egretta thula

Date

the past

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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Date

the past

Description

En el Río Cuale.

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Garceta pie-dorado Egretta thula

Date

the past

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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 18, 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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