Classification
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  • English
    • Pelicans, Herons, Ibises, and Allies
  • Korean
    • 사다새목
  • Scientific Names
    • Pelecaniformes
  • Spanish
    • Pelícanos, garzas, e ibises
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鵜形目

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 24, 2017 05:09 PM NZDT

Description

Moana balances on one leg in blustery conditions.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Purple Heron Ardea purpurea

Observer

graeme6

Date

January 24, 2017 09:07 AM IST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

sambiology

Date

January 23, 2017

Description

Worked from the library today, and at lunch I stopped by North Z Boaz Park. There are several ponds and several trails -- I just wish they wouldn't feel the need to mow down the grass continually... Nonetheless, I did see several critters out today. :)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

gpstewart

Date

January 22, 2017 08:45 AM CST

Description

Birding Center, South Padre Island, Cameron Co TX

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Ibis Eudocimus albus

Observer

gpstewart

Date

January 22, 2017 09:28 AM CST

Description

Birding Center, South Padre Island, Cameron Co TX

Photos / Sounds

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What

Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

Observer

gpstewart

Date

January 22, 2017 09:57 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Birding Center, South Padre Island, Cameron Co TX

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Observer

gpstewart

Date

January 22, 2017 09:13 AM CST

Description

Birding Center, South Padre Island, Cameron Co TX

Photos / Sounds

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What

Reddish Egret Egretta rufescens

Observer

gpstewart

Date

January 22, 2017 09:20 AM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Birding Center, South Padre Island, Cameron Co TX

White Phase

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Egret Ardea alba

Observer

oz4caster

Date

January 20, 2017 01:54 PM CST

Description

Hunting at Rattan Creek.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Observer

noaboa

Date

January 21, 2017 05:45 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

onildo_marini

Date

January 23, 2017 04:34 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

August 29, 2016 06:01 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Pelecaniformes is a (possibly invalid) order of medium-sized and large waterbirds found worldwide. As traditionally—but erroneously—defined, they encompass all birds that have feet with all four toes webbed. Hence, they were formerly also known by such names as totipalmates or steganopodes. Most have a bare throat patch (gular patch), and the nostrils have evolved into dysfunctional slits, forcing them to breathe through their mouths. They feed on fish, squid or similar marine life. Nesting is...

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