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  • Scientific Names
    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • Spanish
    • Garza morena
    • Garza Azul
  • English
    • Great Blue Heron
  • French
    • Grand Héron
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • GBHE
  • Portuguese
    • Garça-real-americana

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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gregseitz

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July 26, 2016 09:43 AM CDT

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July 26, 2016

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cullen

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July 15, 2016 08:25 AM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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July 14, 2016 03:00 PM EDT

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benjaminbenedict

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July 24, 2016 08:39 PM MDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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finatic

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July 19, 2016 09:42 AM PDT

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Boulder County, Colorado, US

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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July 23, 2016 01:27 PM PDT

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nanorca13

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July 25, 2016 05:12 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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July 23, 2016 10:57 AM CDT

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eattaway92

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July 25, 2016 05:56 PM CDT

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belyykit

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July 25, 2016 06:25 PM EDT

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lizlovesnature

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July 24, 2016 07:28 PM EDT
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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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