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Heron

Heron

(Science: zoology) Any wading bird of the genus Ardea and allied genera, of the family Ardeidae. The herons have a long, sharp bill, and long legs and toes, with the claw of the middle toe toothed. The common European heron (Ardea cinerea) is remarkable for its directly ascending flight, and was formerly hunted with the larger falcons.

there are several common American species; as, the great blue heron (Ardea herodias); the little blue (a. Coerulea); the green (a. Virescens); the snowy (a. Candidissima); the night heron or qua-bird (Nycticorax nycticorax). The plumed herons are called egrets.

(Science: botany) herons bill, a plant of the genus Erodium; so called from the fancied resemblance of the fruit to the head and beak of the heron.

Origin: oe. Heiroun, heroun, heron, hern, OF. Hairon, f. Heron, OHG. Heigir; cf. Icel. Hegri, dan. Heire, Sw. Hager, and also g. Haher jay, jackdaw, OHG. Hehara, higere, woodpecker, magpie, D. Reiger heron, g. Reiher, as. Hragra. Cf. Aigret, egret.


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The name or species of this bird?

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by gangnamPSY
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:17 am
 
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The name or species of this bird?

... today minutes ago and this is my first time to write in here~!^^ back to this post, I think it's not a bittern! with the first look of it, it's a heron very much like in our local here in the Philippines~ Malayan Night Heron

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by gangnamPSY
Sat Sep 29, 2012 9:16 am
 
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Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... had been inactivated. This synthetic M. mycoide genome can be isolated for future work. The company that provided the initial synthesis was Blue Heron. http://www.blueheronbio.com/Services/Gene-Synthesis.aspx I think you will find that the “old DNA” was not removed. It couldn't because the cell ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 13, 2012 1:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
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The name or species of this bird?

Seems like heron to me.(although it has short legs, but it could be something from that genera)

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by JackBean
Tue Jul 03, 2012 12:07 pm
 
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... 1,080 bp with 80-bp overlaps to adjacent cassettes. They were all produced by assembly of chemically synthesized oligonucleotides by Blue Heron; Bothell, Washington. Each cassette was individually synthesized and sequence-verified by the manufacturer. They made this long DNA molecule by ...

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by scottie
Mon May 30, 2011 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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