great blue heron

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Synonyms for great blue heron

large American heron having bluish-grey plumage

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De acuerdo a estas caracteristicas del habitat, las especies de aves que visitan la isla realizaban distintas actividades en estos sitios: se observaron aves reposando en litoral arenoso (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos, Pelecanus occidentalis, Phalacrocorax auritus, Sula leucogaster, Ardea herodias, Egretta thula, Haematopus palliatus, Larus delawarensis, Larus heermanni, Larus livens, Leucophaeus atricilla, Hydroprogne caspia, Thalasseus maximus).
Mientras que la zona con menos especies asociadas fue la del matorral seco, debido a la escasez de este en la isla, sin embargo, fue en parte importante ya que presentaron nidos de Phalacrocorax brasilianus y Ardea herodias.
Different species of herons and egrets had differences in the timing of the highest tallies: Ardea herodias and Egretta caerulea had their greatest abundance during early fall; Plegadis chihi and Bubulcus ibis in late fall; Nyctanassa violacea in early winter; Ardea alba in late winter; and the other species in early spring.
Key words: Actinemys marmorata, Ardea herodias, choking, Great Blue Heron, Oregon, predation, Western Pond Turtle