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Purple Heron Ardea purpurea Scientific name definitions

Albert Martínez-Vilalta, Anna Motis, and Guy M. Kirwan
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 19, 2016

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Distribution of the Purple Heron

Recommended Citation

Martínez-Vilalta, A., A. Motis, and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.purher1.01