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  • Spanish
    • Garza Azul
    • Garza morena
  • Scientific Names
    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • English
    • Great Blue Heron
  • French
    • Grand Héron
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • GBHE
  • Portuguese
    • Garça-real-americana

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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annikaml

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March 21, 2011 09:26 AM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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taogirl

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May 25, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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walterbrown

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June 5, 2012

Description

Great Blue Heron foraging for food the silent.wait

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Great White Heron Ardea herodias ssp. occidentalis

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brianrusso

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May 25, 2015 12:16 PM EDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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moedw

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Great Blue Heron unhappy with Canada Goose

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

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May 24, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sidesplotch

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May 22, 2015 11:47 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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sidesplotch

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May 22, 2015 10:43 AM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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mshort62

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May 20, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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kolasafamily

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May 13, 2015

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Pacific Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias ssp. fannini

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cayce

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May 3, 2015

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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gherman315

Date

May 25, 2015

Description

Great Blue Heron Getting Ready

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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.