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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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naturenut

Date

February 11, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

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January 12, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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susanelliott

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February 2, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ashleysmithers

Date

February 11, 2016 02:10 PM PST

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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marvelliott

Date

January 12, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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ryan811m

Date

August 5, 2014 12:13 PM PDT

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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philwarren

Date

February 10, 2016 02:06 PM PST

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jlzachary1

Date

January 31, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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jlzachary1

Date

January 31, 2016

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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adorantes

Date

May 14, 2013

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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cem

Date

March 21, 2015

Description

in flight

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Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

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kburke

Date

May 5, 2013

Place

Eno River (Google, OSM)
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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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