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    • Ardeidae
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    • Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
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Recent observations

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Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2016 02:43 PM PDT

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Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2016 01:58 PM PDT

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

jmaughn

Date

June 27, 2016 12:59 PM PDT

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Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

carrieseltzer

Date

June 27, 2016 04:58 PM KST

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No photos or sounds

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Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus [inactive]

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 28, 2016 09:08 AM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Juvenile

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No photos or sounds

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Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 28, 2016 09:02 AM CEST

Description

2

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Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 28, 2016 09:01 AM CEST

Description

1 in abito

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Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 28, 2016 08:59 AM CEST

Description

10

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No photos or sounds

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Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Observer

dinobiancolini

Date

June 28, 2016 08:59 AM CEST

Description

Juvenile

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Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns Family Ardeidae

Observer

katerine

Date

June 26, 2016

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Green Heron Butorides virescens

Observer

katerine

Date

June 26, 2016

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Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

katerine

Date

June 26, 2016
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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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