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Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi]

Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi] (= 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:
  EC3359EFF80A3D9F

Avibase ID:
  avibase-EC3359EF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EC3359EF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174774

Geographic range:

  • Ardea herodias herodias: S Canada to s Baja California and Central America
  • Ardea herodias wardi: S-central US to Gulf Coast and Florida
English:
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi]
French:
Grand Héron [herodias ou wardi]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Blue Heron [herodias or wardi] ( Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi])
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Ardea herodias [herodias]

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Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

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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 [herodias or wardi]
Spanish: Garza Azulada
Spanish (Colombia): Garzón Azulado
Spanish (Costa Rica): Garzón azulado
Spanish (Cuba): Garcilote
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Garzón Cenizo
Spanish (Honduras): Garzón moreno
Spanish (Mexico): Garza morena
Estonian: ameerika hallhaigur
Finnish: amerikanharmaahaikara
French: Grand Héron, Grand Héron [herodias ou wardi]
Guadeloupean Creole French: Crabier radar
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 or wardi], Ardea herodias adoxa, Ardea herodias herodias, Ardea herodias hyperonca, Ardea herodias oligista, Ardea herodias sancti-lucae, Ardea herodias treganzai, Ardea lessonii, Ardea wardi
Lithuanian: Kanadinis garnys
Dutch: Amerikaanse Blauwe Reiger
Norwegian: Herodiashegre
Polish: czapla modra
Portuguese: Garça-azul-grande
Portuguese (Brazil): Garça-azul-grande
Russian: Большая цапля
Slovak: Volavka statná
Slovenian: ameriška siva čaplja
Swedish: Amerikansk gråhäger
Turkish: Amerika Gri Balıkçılı
Chinese: 大蓝鹭

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