Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Little blue heron

Egretta caerulea

Description:

A medium-sized heron with blue-grey plumage. The neck is purplish, the legs are greenish and the tip of the bill is black. Sexes are similar. Adults forage alone.

Habitat:

Spotted foraging in intertidal marsh/mudflats at the South Padre Island Birding And Nature Center.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Nayeli.

Nayeli
Nayeli 2 weeks ago

nice one!

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

South Padre Island, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 17, 2020
Submitted on Jan 1, 2021

Related Spottings

Snowy Egret Little Egret Snowy Egret Garceta común

Nearby Spottings

Short-billed dowitcher Pied-billed grebe Black-necked stilt Black-necked stilt
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors