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

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos ITSJR

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

susanelliott

Date

November 23, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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genebem

Date

November 23, 2014 02:28 PM CST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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genebem

Date

November 23, 2014 02:23 PM CST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mchlfx

Date

October 12, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

treichard

Date

November 22, 2014 12:29 PM EST

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What

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Ardea herodias

Observer

javierahr

Date

November 23, 2014 11:46 AM EST

Description

Single heron standing still at retention pond's shore, grooming. Mostly cloudy, windy. 27C/80F

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great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mchlfx

Date

September 24, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

zooga1961

Date

November 22, 2014

Description

Dismal day. stopped at Ridge View Park to see which ducks are are in the small lake

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

bbunny

Date

November 12, 2014 02:26 PM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

amandat

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

A tall grey/blue bird. It slowly walks around sometimes staying very still. The call is like a loud squawk. The legs are long and skinny. It has a few streaks on its chest feathers.

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

July 6, 2014
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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.