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  • Spanish
    • Garza Azul
    • Garza morena
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    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • 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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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

March 27, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

March 27, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

March 26, 2015

Description

1st of the year, flying over Eddy Lake.

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

gpstewart

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

twqueen

Date

March 25, 2015 09:55 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

kdahl88

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

toms river (Google, OSM)

Description

Saw one of these by the water this morning.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

magatr0n

Date

March 26, 2015 03:20 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

meeseachelle

Date

March 26, 2015 12:45 PM PDT

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ssp. herodias

Observer

cullen

Date

March 22, 2015 08:54 AM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mrchasse

Date

March 26, 2015 11:23 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Great blue heron Ardea herodias

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gcmilly

Date

March 10, 2015

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

March 3, 2015

Description

I often see this Blue heron when I visit University Beach on Ward Island. It is likely the same animal.

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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.