Category: Ardea herodias

The Great (Dirty Whitish) Blue Heron, 10 July 2011

Ardea herodias (occidentalis), the Great blue heron (dirty white form); Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). When you’re in the Florida Keys, you may stumble across a Great blue heron that, though still great, ain’t quite that blue. That’s because many Great blue herons…

The Great Blue Heron, 12 January 2014

Ardea herodias, the Great blue heron; Flagler county, Florida (12 January 2014). This is a fairly typical Great blue heron, Ardea herodias, a common avian staple throughout the entirety of Florida and much of North and Central America. Fairly large and somewhat regal, the…