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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

February 22, 2013 11:18 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Striated Heron Butorides striata

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

March 27, 2013 12:22 PM GST

Description

Striated Heron with Pond Sliders

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

gpstewart

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

twqueen

Date

March 25, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yellow-crowned Night-heron Nyctanassa violacea

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garceta pie-dorado Egretta thula

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garzas Family Ardeidae

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Garza blanca Ardea alba

Observer

hvillalonmoreno

Date

March 25, 2015

Place

TAMAULIPAS (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

dpom

Date

February 10, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White Faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

This single heron has been hanging around this spot for a couple of weeks. I've seen it being mobbed by magpies.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

kdahl88

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

toms river (Google, OSM)

Description

One of these flying over the bay this morning before work.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

kdahl88

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

toms river (Google, OSM)

Description

Saw one of these by the water this morning.

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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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