Definition of Ardea occidentalis
1. Noun. Large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys.
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Literary usage of Ardea occidentalis
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"Similar to Ardea occidentalis Aud. of south Florida but very much smaller. Color. — Entirely pure white; the bill yellow ; legs and feet greenish yellow. ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"Ardea occidentalis Aud. GREAT WHITE HERON. Ad.—Entirely white ; in breeding plumage, with long, narrow, stiffened feathers on the back and lower foreneck, ..."