genus Ardea


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Noun1.genus Ardea - type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World heronsgenus Ardea - type genus of the Ardeidae: large New and Old World herons
bird genus - a genus of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
Ardea herodius, great blue heron - large American heron having bluish-grey plumage
Ardea occidentalis, great white heron - large white heron of Florida and the Florida Keys
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In Brazil, Tinaminyssus belopolskii was reported for the first time by Amaral and Rebougas (1974b), in the State of Sao Paulo, parasitizing heron species of the genus Ardea, but their species were not identified by the authors of the paper.