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

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Recent observations

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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rparsons

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April 25, 2015 11:28 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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tnewman

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April 26, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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skiman1016

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April 26, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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skiman1016

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April 26, 2015

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Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Ardea herodias

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kentr4000

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April 26, 2015 08:24 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jmaughn

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April 25, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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godricvt

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April 21, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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nrdgrl

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April 25, 2015 08:10 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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skemp

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April 25, 2015 05:41 PM EDT

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See them often

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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atreefalling

Date

April 20, 2015

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Considered fishing with some egrets, then thought better off it and flew off

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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cebe9000

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April 24, 2015 09:30 AM PDT

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

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islandstewards

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April 24, 2015 01:03 PM PDT
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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.