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References

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  • Kushlan, J. A. and J. Hancock. 2005. The Herons: Ardeidae. Bird Families of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York.
  • McCracken, K. G. and F. H. Sheldon. 1997. Avian vocalizations and phylogenetic signal. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 94:3833-3836.
  • McCracken, K. G. and F. H. Sheldon. 1998. Molecular and osteological heron phylogenies: sources of incongruence. Auk 115:127–141.
  • Sheldon, F. H. 1987. Phylogeny of herons estimated from DNA-DNA hybridization data. Auk 104:97-108.
  • Sheldon, F. H. and B. Slikas. 1997. Advances in Ciconiiform Systematics. Colonial Waterbirds 20(1):106-114.
  • Sheldon, F. H., K. G. McCracken, and K. D. Stuebing. 1995. Phylogenetic relationships of the zigzag heron (Zebrilus undulatus) and white-crested bittern (Tigriornis leucolophus) estimated by DNA-DNA hybridization. Auk 112(3):672-679.
  • Sheldon, F. H., C. E. Jones, and K. G. McCracken. 2000. Relative patterns and rates of evolution in heron nuclear and mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Biology and Evolution 17:437-450.
  • WoRMS (2015). Ardeidae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=148747

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