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Little Blue Heron (Juvenile)

egretta caerulea

Description:

a Juvenile Little Blue Heron in the rocks by a fresh water pond, looking for food. Young Little Blue Herons like this one are all white except for dark wing tips and have dull greenish legs. They gradually acquire blue plumage as they mature.

Habitat:

A fresh water pond.

Notes:

In the third picture he was spooked by a flock of birds arriving to shore. Quite a sight!

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Stefania Romoff
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Stefania Romoff

Antigua and Barbuda

Spotted on Mar 27, 2013
Submitted on Jan 13, 2015

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