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Little Blue Heron (adult)

Egretta caerulea

Description:

A large bird with feathers in various shades of blue and a light green iris. He was tucked away in the trees, where he'd puffed up his feathers.

Habitat:

Seen in a swamp at Everglades National Park.


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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 2 weeks ago

Yes, and I think that’s where the species name, E. caerulea, comes from! Thanks for your comment.

Tukup
Tukup 3 weeks ago

Brighter blue than I would have imagined. Nice catch Mauna.

mauna Kunzah
Spotted by
mauna Kunzah

Florida, USA

Lat: 25.71, Long: -80.76

Spotted on Dec 20, 2015
Submitted on Jun 22, 2019

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