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  • Scientific Names
    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • Spanish
    • Garza morena
    • Garza Azul
  • 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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catta

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October 6, 2013

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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julio

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September 4, 2016 10:20 AM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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nsharp

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September 24, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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slsfirefight

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September 26, 2016 08:57 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ericamartin

Date

September 26, 2016 03:35 PM PDT

Description

Gular fluttering

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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johnkarges

Date

September 17, 2016 06:49 PM CDT

Description

N26.13915 W-97.1757
JPK-2896

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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baclint

Date

September 26, 2016 09:30 AM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sean68

Date

September 4, 2016 12:36 PM HST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sean68

Date

September 4, 2016 12:21 PM HST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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oddfitz

Date

April 8, 1995 05:24 PM COT

Description

Nikon FG-20 35MM - Old Observation Back Fill

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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finatic

Date

September 17, 2016 02:27 PM PDT

Description

Pinal County, Arizona, US

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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llamaescobar

Date

September 26, 2016 06:51 PM CDT
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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.
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