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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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krosenthal

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September 26, 2016 04:13 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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caraleigh

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December 3, 2016 04:54 PM PST

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letravaildevie

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December 3, 2016 10:00 AM PST

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charro

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July 4, 2016 02:30 PM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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globetrot

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December 3, 2016 01:28 PM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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kania

Date

December 2, 2016 10:19 AM AEDT

Description

Behavior - Resting
Habitat - Near a natural water source
Additional comments? -
Nest present - No
How many? - 1

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ericsimons

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December 3, 2016 09:46 AM PST

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carolbach

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December 3, 2016 09:37 AM PST

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ntpenn3

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May 5, 2016 12:39 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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enri7

Date

November 28, 2016 02:17 PM CST

Description

garza azul entre la vegetación

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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amandahl

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December 3, 2016 10:01 AM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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rmorgan

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November 29, 2016 01:44 PM CST
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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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