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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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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

nanorca13

Date

May 29, 2016 05:09 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

globetrot

Date

May 30, 2016 03:19 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

matty

Date

May 30, 2016 08:24 AM PDT

Description

barely caught a glimpse of the very top of the chicks head; the proud parent was in the next tree over keeping watch

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mperdicas

Date

May 30, 2016 11:58 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

May 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

lakekoshare

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

carmentropy

Date

May 28, 2016

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

sgstasi

Date

May 26, 2016 04:46 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

sgstasi

Date

May 26, 2016 03:30 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dhoebeke

Date

May 29, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jokurtz

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

belyykit

Date

May 29, 2016 07:23 AM 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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