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Green Heron as a Potential Prey Species of the Broad-winged Hawk.

Green Heron (Butorides virescens) Science Article 2 abstract Avian surveys were conducted 21-23 May 1974 in a series of three kettle holes onthe Montague Plain, iu Franklin County, near Greenfield, Massachusetts. Pitchpine (Pinus rigida) dominated the bases and sides of the kettle holes. Ponds,surrounded by a dense growth of meadow-sweet (Spiraea latifolia) and S. tomentosa),were […]

Striated Heron (Butorides striata)

[order] CICONIIFORMES | [family] Ardeidae | [latin] Butorides striata | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Striated Heron | [FR] Bouvreuil orange | [DE] Mangrovereiher | [ES] Garcita Azulada | [NL] Mangrovereiger Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Butorides is a genus of small herons. It contains three similar species, the Green Heron or Green-backed Heron, Butorides virescens, […]