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    • Ardeidae
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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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Recent observations

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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barbarab

Date

December 3, 2016 11:10 AM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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rolandwirth

Date

July 24, 2005

Description

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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sheliahargis

Date

November 26, 2016 03:51 PM CST

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Great Egret Ardea alba

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sheliahargis

Date

November 26, 2016 09:41 AM CST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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caitlincarthey

Date

November 16, 2016 08:41 PM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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treichard

Date

December 10, 2016 02:42 PM EST

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Green Heron Butorides virescens

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milliebasden

Date

December 10, 2016 11:06 AM PST

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

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milliebasden

Date

December 10, 2016 10:47 AM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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rehb

Date

December 10, 2016 12:14 PM CST

Place

LLELA (Google, OSM)

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Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

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royaltyler

Date

December 9, 2016 12:34 PM CST

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Snowy Egret Egretta thula

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manuelnevarez

Date

December 10, 2016 03:33 PM CST

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Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

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royaltyler

Date

December 9, 2016 08:45 AM CST
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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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