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Great blue heron Ardea herodias


A tall, long-billed, wading bird of the famile Ardeidae. Herons are found in marshes and shallow water. Related species include egrets and bitterns.

Synonyms and Related Terms

egret; bittern

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "heron." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2005. Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. 3 Jan. 2005 .

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