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    • Garça-real-americana
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    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • Spanish
    • Garza morena
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    • Great Blue Heron
  • French
    • Grand Héron
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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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layymkayy

Date

October 29, 2014 01:56 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ericisley

Date

May 27, 2004 08:42 AM CDT

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05-27-2004

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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dfwuw

Date

October 23, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mdillon

Date

October 28, 2014 08:13 AM PDT

Description

Great Blue Heron in La Crescenta? Sorry for the poor image quality.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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charlesr

Date

October 27, 2014

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

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sara4

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September 24, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jmaughn

Date

October 27, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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anudibranchmom

Date

October 27, 2014 09:06 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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laurastracke

Date

the past

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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pdmantis

Date

October 28, 2014 12:06 PM EST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

Date

August 27, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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dpom

Date

October 27, 2014 11:11 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.