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Purple Heron
Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Pelecaniformes »  family Ardeidae - herons and bitterns »  genus Ardea

Least Concern LC

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Ardea purpurea - Purple Heron

Author: Jan Ševčík

Ardea purpurea - Purple Heron

Author: Petr Baum

Ardea purpurea - Purple Heron

Author: Jan Ševčík

Ardea purpurea - Purple Heron

Author: Mirek Heran

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Ardea purpurea bournei de Naurois, 1966 - Cape Verde Purple Heron
subspecies Ardea purpurea madagascariensis van Oort, 1910 - Madagascar Purple Heron
subspecies Ardea purpurea manilensis Meyen, 1834 - Eastern Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea manilensis

subspecies Ardea purpurea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766

Ardea purpurea purpurea


Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Ardea purpurea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22697031]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96660]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [52683]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Ardea purpurea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Ardea purpurea Linnaeus, 1766]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Ardea purpurea]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Ardea purpurea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Ardea purpurea]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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