Reports and References

for Ardea herodias fannini (Great Blue Heron, fannini subspecies)

Reports from BC Conservation Data Centre

BC Species Summary


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Reports from Other Databases

E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia


Environment Canada's Species at Risk Website


Global Comprehensive Report (NatureServe Explorer)

Status Report

COSEWIC. 2008l. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Great Blue Heron fannini subspecies Ardea herodias fannini in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 39pp.


Gebauer, M.B., and I.E. Moul. 2001. Status of the Great Blue Heron in British Columbia. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. Working rep. WR-102. 66pp.

Identified Wildlife Species Account

British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection. 2004. Accounts and Measures for Managing Identified Wildlife. Version 2004. Biodiversity Branch, Identified Wildlife Management Strategy, Victoria, B.C.

Recovery and Management Plans

Environment and Climate Change Canada. 2020. Management Plan for the Great Blue Heron fannini subspecies (Ardea herodias fannini) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Management Plan Series. Environment and Climate Change Canada, Ottawa. iii + 26 pp.


Parks Canada Agency. 2017e. Multi-species Action Plan for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site of Canada. Species at Risk Act Action Plan Series. Parks Canada Agency, Ottawa. iv + 18 pp.

Best Management Practices

Ministry of Environment. 2008. Develop with Care, Great Blue Herons Fact Sheet #11. Environmental Guidelines for Urban and Rural Land Development in British Columbia. 2 pp.

Other Related References

1998. The Great Blue Heron. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. 2pp.


Butler, R.W., and P.D. Baudin. 2000. Status and Conservation Stewardship of the Pacific Great Blue Heron in Canada. Pp. 247-250 in L.M. Darling, ed. 2000. Proc. Conf. on the Biology and Manage. Species and Habitats at Risk, Kamloops, B.C., 15-19 Feb., 1999. Vol. 1; B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Victoria, BC, and Univ. College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, BC. 490pp.


Campbell, R.W., N.K. Dawe, I.McT. Cowan, J.M. Cooper, G. Kaiser, and M.C.E. McNall. 1990. The Birds of British Columbia, Vol. 1. Nonpasserines: Introduction, Loons through Waterfowl. Royal B.C. Mus. in association with Environ. Can., Can. Wildl. Serv. 514pp.


Chatwin, T., S. Bonar, and M. Kissinger. 2006. Pacific Great Blue Heron Population and Monitoring Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands 2005. Prepared for B.C. Minist. Environ. and the Heron Working Group. B.C. Minist. Environ., Wildl. Working Rep. No. WR 110. Nanaimo, BC.


Vennesland, R.G., and R.W. Butler. 2004. Factors Influencing Great Blue Heron Nesting Productivity on the Pacific Coast of Canada from 1998 to 1999. Waterbirds 27(3): 289-296.


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