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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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Recent observations

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 27, 2014 08:36 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

chuckd

Date

November 26, 2014

Description

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

gpstewart

Date

November 26, 2014

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Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

jmoralesrbpc

Date

November 13, 2014 01:09 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

photobaumer

Date

October 22, 2014 11:23 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

john8

Date

November 25, 2014 01:23 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great blue heron Ardea herodias

Observer

ahcarney

Date

November 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Garza morena Ardea herodias

Date

November 24, 2014

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

eliza_torres_b

Date

November 22, 2014 02:50 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

greglasley

Date

November 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

tlengyell

Date

November 23, 2014 10:00 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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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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.