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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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thomaspollard

Date

July 28, 2015 09:37 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ebridges

Date

July 29, 2015 06:18 AM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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curiousbynature

Date

April 6, 2014

Description

Great Blue Heron

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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nanorca13

Date

May 14, 2015 05:22 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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biosam

Date

June 12, 2015 07:05 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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humanbeing1993

Date

July 28, 2015 01:16 PM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jessicaw

Date

April 24, 2015

Place

Bonham, TX (Google, OSM)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jnecr

Date

July 5, 2015

Place

temagami (Google, OSM)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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swampy

Date

August 4, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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carrieseltzer

Date

July 26, 2015 08:27 PM EDT

Description

Hunting by the lotus pond as the sun goes down.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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zaccota

Date

July 19, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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dpom

Date

July 26, 2015 10:09 AM 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.