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Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata]

Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata] (= Ardea herodias herodias) Linnaeus, 1758




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Ardea
Scientific:
  Ardea herodias herodias


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.143

Protonym:
  Ardea Herodias

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727050


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5B5C72DBCCDE80AA

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5B5C72DB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5B5C72DB


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174773

Geographic range:

  • Ardea herodias herodias: S Canada to s Baja California and Central America
  • Ardea herodias fannini: SE Alaska to coastal Washington
  • Ardea herodias cognata: Galapagos Islands
English:
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata]
French:
Grand Héron [herodias, fannini, cognata]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Great Blue Heron ( Ardea herodias) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Blue Heron [blue form] ( Ardea herodias [herodias])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Blue Heron [blue form] ( Ardea herodias [herodias])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata] ( Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ardea herodias [herodias]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Bernat americà
Creoles and Pidgins, French-based (Other): kwabye nwe
Czech: volavka velká
Danish: Stor Blåhejre
German: Kanadareiher
English: Great Blue Heron, Great Blue Heron (blue form), Great Blue Heron [blue form], Great Blue Heron [herodias, fannini, cognata]
Esperanto: Amerika griza ardeo
Spanish: Garza Azulada, Garzón Azul, Garzón Azulado
Spanish (Colombia): Garzón Azulado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garzón azulado
Spanish (Cuba): Garcilote
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garzón, Garzón Cenizo
Spanish (Honduras): Garzón moreno
Spanish (Mexico): garza morena
Spanish (Nicaragua): Garzón Azul
Estonian: ameerika hallhaigur
Basque: Bernat americà
Finnish: amerikanharmaahaikara
French: Grand Héron, Grand Héron [herodias, fannini, cognata]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Crabier radar
Galician: Bernat americà
Haitian Creole French: Gwo Krabye ble
Icelandic: Bláhegri
Italian: Airone azzurro maggiore
Japanese (romaji): ooaosagi
Japanese: オオアオサギ
Scientific: Ardea herodias, Ardea herodias [herodias, fannini, cognata], Ardea herodias [herodias], Ardea herodias herodias
Lithuanian: Kanadinis garnys
Dutch: Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger
Norwegian: Herodiashegre
Polish: czapla modra
Portuguese: Garça-azul-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça-azul-grande
Russian: Большая цапля, Цапля большая голубая
Slovak: Volavka statná
Slovenian: ameriška siva čaplja
Swedish: Amerikansk gråhäger
Turkish: Amerika Gri Balıkçılı
Chinese: 大蓝鹭

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