Great Blue Heron Sightings

Order: Ciconiiformes Family: Ardeidae Genus: Ardea Species: Ardea herodias

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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4884
Date Sighted: 2017-04-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia , CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4798
Location: Oldsmar, FL, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-12-02 #Seen: 1
User#: TpaBayWS
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Oldsmar, FL, FL, USASite Description: Canal Park
Comment : Local city park


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4672
Date Sighted: 2016-08-15 #Seen: 6
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Salt Marsh Trail, low tide mud flats, lots of minnows.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4671
Date Sighted: 2016-08-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Comment : Joggins fossil cliff interpretive centre area


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4546
Date Sighted: 2016-05-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4547
Date Sighted: 2016-05-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4253
Date Sighted: 2015-08-30 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Salt Marsh Trail
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 4254
Date Sighted: 2015-08-30 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Salt Marsh Trail
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 3852
Date Sighted: 2014-10-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 3782
Date Sighted: 2014-08-30 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Salt Marsh trail. The tide was just starting to go out.
Comment : I've never seen such a large flock, there was around 30 in a small area.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 3687
Date Sighted: 2014-06-09 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 3239
Date Sighted: 2013-10-12 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Nictaux, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small pond with streams in and out on property. Plenty of frogs to eat.
Comment : The Great Blue Heron? has been coming and going for two weeks to feed on the frogs. It spends its nights on the Annapolis River bank and returns to the pond daily. It is seen walking up the driveway The pond is approx 150' behind him.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 3176
Site Description: Shallow waters along coastline of Kelly's Beach
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 2213
Date Sighted: 2013-05-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 2233
Date Sighted: 2013-05-18 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 2630
Date Sighted: 2013-05-14 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve - North side pasture area, main power line pond area
Comment : GBHE was eating a large Bull Frog. Photo by K. Nichter.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1514
Date Sighted: 2012-09-11 #Seen: 6
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Low tide at Salt Marsh trail
Comment : Thought I'ld publish a different view of a heron, flying from behind.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1558
Location: Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-09-10 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Hackettstown, New Jersey, USASite Description: This picture was taken at a little pond next to Lowe's parking lot off of Mountain Avenue. There\'s a forest on the other side of the pond.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1461
Date Sighted: 2012-08-26 #Seen: 6
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Low tide, tidal flats. Cole Harbour Salt Marsh trail
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1490
Location: Hckettstown, New Jersey, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-08-21 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Hckettstown, New Jersey, USASite Description: This picture was taken at a little pond next to Lowe's parking lot off of Mountain Avenue. There's a forest on the other side of the pond.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1444
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Paper Mill lake being drained, saw it in shallow waters.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1418
Date Sighted: 2012-08-02 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1417
Date Sighted: 2012-07-27 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Kouchibouguac National Park just offshore
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1317
Date Sighted: 2012-05-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
Comment : Flying over the Cheticamp Golf Course


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1314
Date Sighted: 2012-05-11 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Marshland
Comment : First one seen this year.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 740
Date Sighted: 2011-10-24 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Low tide Cole Harbour Heritage Park Trail.
Comment : Surprised to see them here this late in the year.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 710
Date Sighted: 2011-09-10 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Low tide along Salt Marsh Trail in Cole Harbour
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 692
Date Sighted: 2011-08-24 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Low tide along Salt Marsh Trail. The low tide made for vast feeding grounds for many types of shorebirds, the herons seemed to prefer slightly more sheltered areas.
Comment : Saw about 18 total, one group of 12 and one group of 6, ran into a local birdwatcher that said he saw 20 early far off with his telescope.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 547
Date Sighted: 2011-07-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Sand dunes along Kelly's beach in Kouchibouguac National Park
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 479
Date Sighted: 2011-05-07 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in New Berlin, WI, USASite Description: Photo taken from inside my house in a suburban subdivision. Heron was fishing in a creek which boarders the property. I managed a few blurred shots when it walked into a clearing.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 495
Date Sighted: 2011-04-24 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Saltmarshes along coastline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 475
Date Sighted: 2011-04-23 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Saltmarshes and coastlines along Cheticamp harbor
Comment : Saw about 6 of them in the area. Couldn't get too close, maybe 30m away before they flew away.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 472
Date Sighted: 2011-04-22 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Coastal salt marshes.
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 374
Date Sighted: 2010-09-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Halifax Arm, coastline of residential properties and wharf's. Seen from 20 meters away on a kayak, couldn't get much closer before it took off.
Comment : Looking a place to roost for the night, probably on someone's wharf or backyard along the Arm near Waegwoltic Club.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 592
View full size photo of Great Blue Heron in Montecristo River Lodge, Rio San Juan, NicaraguaSite Description:
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 145
Site Description: large pond next to coast
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 90
Date Sighted: 2009-05-30 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: tidal mud flat/ marsh
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1987
Date Sighted: 2008-06-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Saw a great blue heron in edina while canoeing minnehaha creek.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 38
Date Sighted: 2008-05-17 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1959
Date Sighted: 2007-07-06 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Saw a nice great blue heron fairly close up as kayaked along the korb river in the boundary waters canoe area wilderness. i did not notice it until it suddenly moved.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1938
Date Sighted: 2007-05-27 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
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Comment : While kayaking the st. croix river saw a great blue heron. it had a very rough sounding call.


 
Common Name: Great Blue Heron
Species: Ardea herodias
Record#: 1918
Date Sighted: 2006-10-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
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Comment : Great blue heron flying next to my car. near hawk-eye point - the highest point in iowa at 1670 feet above sea level. cold & cloudy day with snow flurries and some drizzle. was visiting sargent floyds grave of the lewis and clark expedition in souix city.