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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorButorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 159112

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCiconiiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArdeidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorButorides (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorButorides Blyth, 1852
Sources  basis of record Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine groene reiger  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreen heron  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor héron vert  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrünreiher  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoržalsvasis naktikovas  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrønnrygghegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrønrygghegre  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorczapla zielona  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorамериканская зелёная кваква  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmeriška zelena čaplja  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarcita verdeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgarcilla verde  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorküçük yeşil balıkçıl kuşu  [details]
Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (540 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (11 nucleotides; 10 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet carnivorous species, mainly eating fish and invertebrates [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 18" (46 cm); Wingspan: 26" (66 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; range extends from southeastern Canada to South America [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat along forested water margins both salt and fresh water [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds from New Brunswick, Maine, and southern Ontario west to Washington and south to the West Indies, Central, and northern South America. Winters from the southern United States south to the Breeding range [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159112
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 09:47:05Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Butorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159112 on 2014-09-23
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