WoRMS taxon details

Butorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758)

159112  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159112)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
Distribution North America; range extends from southeastern Canada to South America  
Distribution North America; range extends from southeastern Canada to South America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Butorides virescens (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159112 on 2018-04-19
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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basis of record Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Diet carnivorous species, mainly eating fish and invertebrates [details]

Dimensions Length: 18" (46 cm); Wingspan: 26" (66 cm) [details]

Distribution North America; range extends from southeastern Canada to South America [details]

Habitat along forested water margins both salt and fresh water [details]

Reproduction 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]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch kleine groene reiger  [details]
English green heron  [details]
French héron vert  [details]
German Grünreiher  [details]
Lithuanian žalsvasis naktikovas  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål grønnrygghegre  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk grønrygghegre  [details]
Polish czapla zielona  [details]
Russian американская зелёная кваква  [details]
Slovenian Ameriška zelena čaplja  [details]
Spanish garcita verdegarcilla verde  [details]
Turkish küçük yeşil balıkçıl kuşu  [details]