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Green Heron (Butorides virescens)

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Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Butorides
Species: virescens

Profile:

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Regional...

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Kelseyville, California
Big Pine Key, Florida
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Mchenry, Illinois
Denham Springs, Louisiana
Bishopville, Maryland
Jackson, Mississippi
Buffalo, New York
Owego, New York
Mooresville, North Carolina
Norwalk, Ohio
Silverton, Oregon
Summerville, South Carolina
Austin, Texas
Houston, Texas
Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Member Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive VA_Wild_Rose On Aug 5, 2010, VA_Wild_Rose from Fredericksburg, VA
(Zone 7a) wrote:

I discovered these birds this summer at a local "duck pond", and they had taken up residence and were nesting in several trees around the pond. What a joy it was to observe and photograph the parents raising their young!


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