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Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis]

Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] (= Butorides virescens virescens) (Linnaeus, 1758)




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Classification
Order:
  Pelecaniformes
Family:
  Ardeidae
Genus:
   Butorides
Scientific:
  Butorides virescens virescens


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.144

Protonym:
  Ardea virescens

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727051


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  908A36A9DC3C20AF

Avibase ID:
  avibase-908A36A9

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/908A36A9


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174794

Geographic range:

  • Butorides virescens [virescens or maculata]: Central US and e Canada to Panama and Caribbean
  • Butorides virescens bahamensis: Bahamas
English:
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis]
Czech:
volavka zelenavá (ssp. virescens/bahamensis)
Danish:
Krabbehejre (ssp. virescens/bahamensis)
German:
Grünreiher (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish:
Garcilla Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Spain):
Garcilla verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Finnish:
amerikankyyryhaikara (virescens/bahamensis)
French:
Héron vert [virescens, maculata ou bahamaensis]
Hungarian:
Zöld gém (virescens/bahamensis)
Icelandic:
Grænhegri (virescens/bahamensis)
Italian:
Airone verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Japanese (romaji):
amerikasasagoi (virescens/bahamensis)
Japanese:
アメリカササゴイ(virescens/bahamensis)
Lithuanian:
Žalsvasis naktikovis (virescens/bahamensis)
Dutch:
Groene Reiger (virescens/bahamensis)
Norwegian:
grønnrygghegre (virescens/bahamensis)
Polish:
czapla zielona (virescens/bahamensis)
Russian:
Зеленоспинная цапля (virescens/bahamensis)
Slovak:
čaplička zelenkavá (skup.)
Serbian:
Američka zelena čaplja (virescens/bahamensis)
Swedish:
grönryggig häger (virescens/bahamensis)
Chinese:
美洲绿鹭 (virescens/bahamensis)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Ardea virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Butorides virescens virescens
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Butorides striatus virescens [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis] ( Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis])
eBird version 1.50:
Green Heron (Eastern) ( Butorides virescens virescens) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Green Heron (Eastern) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Green Heron (Eastern) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Green Heron (Eastern) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Green Heron (Eastern) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis) ( Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Butorides virescens

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Other synonyms


Bulgarian: Зеленогърба чапла (ssp. virescens/bahamensis)
Czech: volavka zelenavá (ssp. virescens/bahamensis)
Danish: Krabbehejre (ssp. virescens/bahamensis)
German: Grünreiher (virescens/bahamensis)
Greek: Πρασινοτσικνιάς (virescens/bahamensis)
English: Green Heron (Eastern), Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis), Green Heron [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis]
English, HBW: Green-backed Heron (virescens/bahamensis)
English (IOC): Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis)
English (United States): Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish: Garcilla Verde (virescens/bahamensis), Garcita Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garcilla Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Cuba): Aguaitacaimán (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Ecuador): Garcilla Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Spain): Garcilla verde (virescens/bahamensis), Garcita Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (HBW): Green Heron (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Mexico): Garcita Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Spanish (Panama): Garza Verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Finnish: amerikankyyryhaikara (virescens/bahamensis)
French: Héron vert (de l'Est), Héron vert [virescens ou bahamensis], Héron vert [virescens, maculata ou bahamaensis]
Hebrew: אנפית ירוקה (חוף מזרחי)
Hungarian: Zöld gém (virescens/bahamensis)
Icelandic: Grænhegri (virescens/bahamensis)
Italian: Airone verde (virescens/bahamensis)
Japanese (romaji): amerikasasagoi (virescens/bahamensis)
Japanese: アメリカササゴイ (virescens/bahamensis), アメリカササゴイ(virescens/bahamensis)
Scientific: Ardea virescens, Ardea virescens virescens, Butorides striatus virescens, Butorides virescens [virescens, maculata or bahamaensis], Butorides virescens virescens, Butorides virescens virescens/bahamensis
Lithuanian: Žalsvasis naktikovis (virescens/bahamensis)
Dutch: Groene Reiger (virescens/bahamensis)
Norwegian: grønnrygghegre (virescens/bahamensis)
Polish: czapla zielona (virescens/bahamensis)
Portuguese (Portugal): garçote-verde (virescens/bahamensis), Socó-mirim (virescens/bahamensis)
Russian: Зеленоспинная цапля (virescens/bahamensis)
Slovak: čaplička zelenkavá, čaplička zelenkavá (skup.)
Slovenian: Ameriška zelena čaplja (virescens/bahamensis)
Serbian: Američka zelena čaplja (virescens/bahamensis)
Swedish: grönryggig häger (virescens/bahamensis)
Turkish: Yeşil Balıkçıl (virescens/bahamensis)
Chinese: 美洲绿鹭 (virescens/bahamensis)

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