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Little blue heron juveniles are entirely white. These little birds are unique in the heron family. They are the only species in which juveniles and adults are totally different in coloration. Juvenile Little Blue Herons are completely white, while adults are a smoky blue-grey. The Little blue heron has green legs and feet and a two-tone gray beak and the all white juvenile will turn into the smoky blue-grey color in about two years.
This little blue heron juvenile was spotted in the marsh at Lake Waldena resort in Silver Springs, florida.
Lat: 29.19, Long: -82.14
Spotted on Feb 14, 2015
Submitted on Feb 15, 2015