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  • Spanish
    • Garza Azul
    • Garza morena
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    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • 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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August 2, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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lonnyholmes

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September 2, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

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September 2, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jonwbecker

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May 21, 2011

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botanygirl

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August 28, 2015 04:50 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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May 28, 2015

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August 28, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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August 31, 2015 04:59 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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erikamitchell

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July 27, 2015 12:49 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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bethd

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August 28, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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August 21, 2015 09:17 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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January 1, 2015 06:12 PM PST
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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.