family Ardeidae

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Related to family Ardeidae: Grey Heron, little egret, Heron formula
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Synonyms for family Ardeidae

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Family Ardeidae (Herons), In: Handbook of the birds of the World (eds.
occidentalis Linnaeus, brown I R pelican Family Phalacrocoracidae (cormorants) Phalacrocorax auritus (Lesson), I O double-crested cormorant Family Fregatidae (frigatebirds) Fregata magnificens Mathews, I R magnificent frigatebird Order Ciconiiformes (herons, ibises, storks, and allies) Family Ardeidae (bitterns and herons) Ardea alba (Linnaeus), great I O egret Ardea herodias Linnaeus, great I C blue heron Botaurus lentiginosus (Rackett), I R American bittern Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus), cattle I R egret Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), I C Butorides virescens (Linnaeus), green heron Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus), little blue heron I R E.
Great blue herons are the largest North American members of the family Ardeidae, which includes 65 species of herons, egrets and bitterns.
For example, herons (family Ardeidae) perform a Snap Display very similar to the Bill Snap of storks (Hancock et al.
The family Ardeidae gathers more than 60 species of herons, egrets and bitterns being one of the largest and more representative with characteristics adapted to wetlands (Sick, 1997).
The concentrations found in our study were comparable as reported in feathers of species of family Ardeidae from Pakistan and China (Malik and Zeb, 2009; Burger, 1993) but were higher than those reported from agricultural areas of Pakistan (Boncompagni et al., 2003; Ullah et al., 2014).