Tag: heron

  • Bird Species F - J

    Bird Species F through J Florida Scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) Gadwall (Anas strepera) Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) Gray Hawk (Asturina nitida) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus rubber) Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Green Kingfisher (Chloroceryle americana) Green Parakeet (Aratinga holochlora) ...

  • Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

    The Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) is the largest of the heron family. They are approximately 38 inches in length, with a 70 inch wingspan. The male and females are similar, with white faces and crowns, and blue-gray and black plumage covering the rest of their bodies. These birds also have long legs and necks […]

  • Green Heron (Butorides virescens)

    The Green Heron (Butorides virescens) is a wading bird that can be seen near water across North America and breeds throughout the eastern United Sates, Western Texas and New Mexico. It is 14 inches in length, with short yellow legs and a wingspan of 25 inches. This wading bird has a black head that runs […]

  • The Elegant Crane

    Almost every culture has at least one story about the majestic crane and they have long been depicted in art in different countries. These large birds have long legs and necks and so they stand ...