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  • Portuguese
    • Garça-real-americana
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    • Ardea herodias
    • Ardea herodius
  • Spanish
    • Garza morena
  • English
    • Great Blue Heron
  • French
    • Grand Héron
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    • GBHE

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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crayonponyfish

Date

April 12, 2006

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jmaughn

Date

October 21, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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garychang

Date

October 15, 2014 04:48 PM PDT

Description

On the other side of the river from me.

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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danielled83

Date

October 21, 2014

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Square

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great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

Date

August 20, 2014

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Square

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 06:20 PM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:40 PM CDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:27 PM CDT

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Great blue heron Ardea herodias

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melanietaylor

Date

October 19, 2014 11:27 AM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

Date

August 19, 2014

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jmaughn

Date

October 19, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

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What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

finatic

Date

September 7, 2014 12:49 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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.