Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)  
Genus: Ardea (3 species, 12 worldwide)


Great Egret
Great Egret (Ardea alba egretta)
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA  
   

A common, large, tall, and thin egret, seen in wetlands and open fields as well.

Cocoi Heron
Cocoi Heron (Ardea cocoi)
  A very large heron.
   

Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias wardi)
Wakodahatchee, Florida, USA  
   


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