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    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
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    • Garza morena
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    • Great Blue Heron
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    • Grand Héron
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great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

speiden

Date

January 25, 2015 06:49 PM CST

Description

tracks

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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fcchatter

Date

December 30, 2014 03:10 PM EST

Description

Alligator Creek

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Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

lisalundgren9

Date

January 25, 2015

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Square

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

lisalundgren9

Date

January 25, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Great blue heron Ardea herodias

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drdon

Date

May 25, 2014 10:05 AM EDT

Description

Flying over, 30 feet above ground.

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

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zooga1961

Date

January 22, 2015

Description

Sunset at USACE overlook at Joe Pool Lake

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

zooga1961

Date

January 19, 2015

Description

Sunset at USACE Overlook atJoe Pool Lake

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

zooga1961

Date

January 23, 2015

Description

Sunset at Mountain Creek Lake Park - Dallas side near Dallas Baptist University. I stopped on my way home to watch the sunset. It was extremely muddy due to the 3" of rain the night before,

I observed this Great Blue Heron at Sunset

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dwboston

Date

January 24, 2015 05:30 PM CST

Description

01/24/2015, 5:30 PM
Canon EOS 7D Mark II, 1/800 sec, f/8, 560mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM +1.4x III), ISO 6400 (auto), Exp comp +1/3

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jaykeller

Date

January 24, 2015 01:10 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

January 24, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is a large wading bird in the heron family Ardeidae, common near the shores of open water and in wetlands over most of North America and Central America as well as the Caribbean and the Galápagos Islands. It is a rare vagrant to Europe, with records from Spain, the Azores, England and the Netherlands. An all-white population found only in the Caribbean and southern Florida was once treated as a...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.