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    • Ardea herodias
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    • Garza morena
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Recent observations

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What

great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

tlim

Date

December 18, 2014 02:49 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

November 30, 2014 04:42 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 16, 2014

Description

on the right, along with Great Egret and probably a ring-billed gull

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

March 21, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

March 21, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

tnewman

Date

December 16, 2014

Place

Jones Park (Google, OSM)

Description

2 Great Blue Herons at Jones Park at 10 am.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

annikaml

Date

June 24, 2012 06:33 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

naturenut

Date

December 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 10:13 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Garza morena Ardea herodias

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

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

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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.