Definition of Ardea occidentalis

1. Noun. Large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys.

Exact synonyms: Great White Heron
Generic synonyms: Heron
Group relationships: Ardea, Genus Ardea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ardea Occidentalis

Arctocephalus philippi
Arctonyx
Arctonyx collaris
Arctostaphylos
Arctostaphylos alpina
Arctostaphylos andersonii
Arctostaphylos manzanita
Arctostaphylos tomentosa
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Arctotis
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Arctotis venusta
Arcturus
Ardea
Ardea herodius
Ardea occidentalis
Ardeidae
Ardennes
Ardennes counteroffensive
Ardhamagadhi
Ardian
Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides
Ardisia paniculata
Ardwick
Ardèche
Area 51
Arean
Areba

Literary usage of Ardea occidentalis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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