Bibliography used on the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) in the Birds in the Zoo.

Day Herons
 Black-headed Heron
 Black Heron
 Capped Heron
 Cattle Egret
 Chinese Egret
 Chinese Pond-Heron
 Cocoi Heron
 Dimorphic Heron
 Dusky-gray Heron
 Eastern Reef-Heron
 Goliath Heron
 Gray Heron
 Great Blue Heron
 Great White-bellied Heron
 Great White Egret
 Green Heron
 Indian Pond Heron
 Intermediate Egret
 Javanese Pond-Heron
 Lava Heron
 Little Blue Egret
 Little Egret
 Madagascar Heron
 Madagascar Squacco Heron
 Pied Heron
 Purple Heron
 Reddish Egret
 Red-throated Heron
 Rufous-bellied Heron
 Snowy Egret
 Squacco Heron
 Striated Heron
 Tricolored Heron
 Western Reef-Heron
 Whistling Heron
 White-faced Heron
 White-necked Heron

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Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias

On this page are the references which we have used in our studies of the Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). We also include other references for the benefit of those interested in further reading.

American Ornithologists' Union. 1998.
Check-list of North American birds: 7th edition
American Ornithologists' Union. Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 829 pgs.
(ISBN 1-891276-00-X)

Barbour, Thomas. 1923.
The birds of Cuba
Memoirs of the Nuttall Ornithological Club. No. VI. Cambridge, Massachusetts. pgs 27-28.

Beaman, Mark and Steve Madge. 1998.
The Handbook of Bird Identification for Europe and the Western Palearctic
Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 868 pgs.
(ISBN 0-691-02726-9, LC: QL690.A1B385 1998)

Bennett, Darin C., Philip E. Whitehead, and Leslie E. Hart. 1995.
Growth and Energy Requirements of Hand-raised Great Blue Heron (Ardea Herodias) Chicks
The Auk. Vol 112. No 1. Pgs 201-209.

Bohlen, H. David. 1989.
The birds of Illinois
Indiana University Press. Bloomington and Indianapolis. pgs 11-12.

Bond, James. 1947.
Field guide to birds of the West Indies
The Macmillan Company. New York. pgs 19-20.

Clements, James F. 2000.
Birds of the World: A Checklist: Fifth Edition.
Ibis Publishing Company. Vista, California. 867 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-934797-16-1)

Custer, Christine M. and Joan Galli. 2002.
Feeding Habitat Selection by Great Blue Heron and Great Egrests Nesting in East Central Minnesota
Waterbirds. Vol 25. No 1. Pgs 115-124.

Custer, Christine M., Sarah A. Suárez and Douglas A. Olsen. 2004.
Feeding Habitat Characteristics of the Great Blue Heron and Great Egret Nesting Along the Upper Mississippi River, 1995-1998
Waterbirds. Vol 27. No 4. Pgs 454-468.

DeSante, David F. and David G. Ainley. 1980.
The Avifauna of the South Farallon Islands, California
Studies in Avian Biology No. 4. A Publication of the Cooper Ornithological Society.
Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas. 104 pgs.

De Schauensee, Rodolphe Meyer and William H. Phelps, Jr. 1978.
A guide to the Birds of Venezuela
Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 424 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-691-08205-7, LC: QL689.V4D47)

Dickinson, Edward C. (Editor). 2003.
The Howard & Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World. Third Edition.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey. 1039 pgs. (ISBN: 0-691-11701-2)

Gibbs, James P., Susan Woodward, Malcolm L. Hunter, and Alan E. Hutchinson. 1987.
Determinants of Great Blue Heron Colony Distribution in Coastal Maine
The Auk. Vol 104. No 1. Pgs 34-87.

Hancock, James, and James Kushlan. 1984.
The herons handbook
Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. New York, New York. 288 pgs.
(ISBN 0-06-015331-8)

Hilty, Steven L. and William L. Brown. 1986.
A guide to the Birds of Colombia
Princeton University Press. Princeton. New Jersey. 836 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-691-08371-1 and 0-691-08372-X)

Howell, Steve N. G. and Sophie Webb. 1995.
A guide to the birds of Mexico and Northern Central America
Oxford University Press. Oxford, New York, Tokyo. 851 pgs.
(ISBN: 0 19 854013 2 and 0 19 854012 4)

King, D. Tommy, John D. Paulson, Dwight J. Leblanc, and Kevin Bruce. 1998.
Two Capture Techniques For American White Pelicans and Great Blue Herons
Waterbirds. Vol 21. No 2. Pgs 258-260.

McNeil, Raymond, Pierre Drapeau, and Raymond Pierotti. 1993.
Nocturnality in Colonial Waterbirds: Occurrence, Special Adaptations, and Suspected Benefits
in Current Ornithology Volume 10. Edited by Dennis M. Power.
Plenum Press. New York and London. pgs 187-246.
(ISBN: 0-306-44282-5)

Melvin, Stefani L., Dale E. Gawlik, and T. Scharff. 1999.
Long-term Movement Patterns for Seven Species of Wading Birds
Waterbirds. Vol 22. No 3. Pgs 411-416.

Olrog, Claës Chr. 1968.
Las Aves Sudamericanas: Una guía de campo
Tomo Primero ( Pingüinos - Pájaros Carpinteros )
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Fundación - Instituto "Miguel Lillo". Argentina. 505 pgs. (Spanish)

Parkes, Kenneth C. 1998.
First Record of the Great Blue Heron for Brazil
Colonial Waterbirds. Vol 21. No 1. Pgs 89-90.

Peterson, Roger Tory and Edward L. Chalif. 1998.
Aves de México: Guía de Campo: Identificación de todas las especies encontradas en México, Guatemala, Belice y El Salvador
Editorial Diana. México, D.F., México. 3a Impresión. 473 pgs
(ISBN: 968-13-1282-1) (Spanish)

Pyle, Peter, and R. Philip Henderson. 1991.
The Birds of Southeast Farallon Islands: Occurrence and Seasonal Distribution of Migratory Species
Western Birds. Vol 22. No 2. Pgs 41-84.

Rivers, James W. and Michael J. Kuehn. 2006.
Predation of Eared Grebe by Great Blue Heron
The Wilson Journal of Ornithology. Vol 118. No 1. Pgs 112-113.

Rosenberg, Kenneth V., Robert D. Ohmart, William C. Hunter, and Bertin W. Anderson. 1991.
Birds of the Lower Colorado River Valley
The University of Arizona Press. The Arizona Board of Regents. Tucson, Arizona. Pg 129.
(ISBN 0-8165-1174-8)

Shuford, W. David, Gary W. Page, Jules G. Evens, and Lynne E. Stenzel. 1989.
Seasonal Abundance of Waterbirds at Point Reyes: A Coastal California Prespective
Western Birds. Vol 20. No 4. Pgs 137-265.

Stiles, Gary F. and Alexander F. Skutch. 1989.
A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
Comstock Publishing Associates. Ithaca, New York. 511 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-8014-2287-6 and 0-8014-9600-4)

Stockton de Dod, Annabelle. 1981.
Guía de Campo para las Aves de la República Dominicana
Editora Horizontes de América, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. Pg 31. (Spanish)

Stotz, Douglas F., John W. Fitzpatrick, Theodore A. Parker III and Debra K. Moskovits. 1996.
Neotropical Birds: Ecology and Conservation
The University of Chicago Press. Chicago and London. 478 pgs.
(ISBN: 0-226-77629-8 and 0-226-77630-1, LC: QL685.7.N46 1996)

Zickefoose, Julie and William E. Davis, Jr. 1998.
Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Uses Bread as Bait for Fish
Colonial Waterbirds. Vol 21. No 1. Pgs 87-88.

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