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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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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

mhajder

Date

July 1, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Date

May 20, 2016 07:55 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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coachwhipbooks

Date

June 30, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sea-kangaroo

Date

July 1, 2016 11:17 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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kellygrrr

Date

June 10, 2016 12:35 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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aldo_echeverria

Date

June 30, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mrchasse

Date

June 30, 2016 11:31 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

philwarren

Date

June 30, 2016 02:05 PM PDT

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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tiwane

Date

June 30, 2016 07:04 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marthar

Date

June 30, 2016 06:57 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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yburch

Date

June 30, 2016 07:23 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

kliewer

Date

June 30, 2016 11:24 AM PDT
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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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