Butorides

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin from Ancient Greek βουτόρος (boutóros), alternative spelling of βουπόρος (boupóros, ox-piercing, as a spit) +‎ -ides

Proper noun[edit]

Butorides f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ardeidae – the green heron and very similar species.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276