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  • Scientific Names
    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • Spanish
    • Garza morena
    • Garza Azul
  • English
    • Great Blue Heron
  • French
    • Grand Héron
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    • GBHE
  • Portuguese
    • Garça-real-americana

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Recent observations

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mikecal

Date

August 30, 2016 01:33 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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siempreviva

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July 5, 2016 07:45 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mlodinow

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August 25, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sansue

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August 28, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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coachwhipbooks

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August 29, 2016 06:09 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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rwp84

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August 29, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mikepatterson

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August 29, 2016 08:45 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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anudibranchmom

Date

August 26, 2016 08:55 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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smartrf

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August 28, 2016 01:08 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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thomasbarbin

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August 26, 2016 06:27 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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lonnyholmes

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August 26, 2016 08:39 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marykeim

Date

February 23, 2014 10:49 AM EST

Description

Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, February 2014.

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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.
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