Ardea herodius

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Noun1.Ardea herodius - large American heron having bluish-grey plumageArdea herodius - large American heron having bluish-grey plumage
heron - grey or white wading bird with long neck and long legs and (usually) long bill
Ardea, genus Ardea - type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons
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There are no reports of chondrosarcoma in parrots and few descriptions in other bird species, such as ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) (SIEGFRIED, 1983), great egret (Ardea herodius occidentalis and Ardea alba) (SPALDING & WOODARD, 1992; KUBO et al., 2007), yellow-collared macaw (Ara auricollis) (KENNEDY et al., 1995), chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) (DITTMER et al., 2012), and pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) (ERDOGAN et al., 2013).
The stilt-like legs of a great blue heron (Ardea herodius) step gingerly across the rocky bottom.