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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

dave-barry

Date

July 25, 2014

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

GBHE Ardea herodias

Observer

zcota

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

m_jon

Date

July 25, 2014 10:50 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

maractwin

Date

July 25, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

cspnl

Date

March 9, 2014 01:06 PM PDT

Description

2 individuals, one in adult plumage with plumes and black feathers on head, one younger, missing plumes and no black feathers on head.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mytilludie

Date

July 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

rwp84

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mchlfx

Date

July 20, 2014

Place

llela (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jeanloujustine

Date

August 10, 2012 08:35 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

pinkpimpernel

Date

July 22, 2014 09:15 PM EDT

Description

Flying west at dusk.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jnstuart

Date

January 12, 2009

Description

Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro Co., New Mexico, USA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

July 22, 2014 10:27 AM EDT

Description

Large, long legged bluish grey bird. Dark cap on head.

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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.