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Great Blue Heron (herodias)

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:
  ECBCA5E56EC27E7E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-ECBCA5E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ECBCA5E5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 174774

Geographic range:

  • Ardea herodias herodias: S Canada to s Baja California and Central America
English:
Great Blue Heron (herodias)
French:
Grand Héron (herodias)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 2]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Blue Heron (herodias) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Blue Heron (nominate) ( Ardea herodias herodias)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Ardea herodias herodias [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: nominal subspecies

This taxon is a subspecies of Ardea herodias [herodias or wardi]

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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 (herodias), Great Blue Heron (nominate), North-eastern Great Blue Heron
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), Grand Héron (nominal), Grand Héron (nominale), Grand Héron (race nominale)
Guadeloupean Creole French: crabier géant, 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
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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