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Little Blue Heron

Egretta caerulea

Description:

"A smallish heron of the southeastern United States, the Little Blue Heron breeds in various freshwater and estuarine habitats. It is the only heron species in which first-year birds and adults show dramatically different coloration: first-year birds are pure white, while adults are blue."

Habitat:

Wetlands

Notes:

Black primaries and superlora and leg coloration help differentiate it from similar waders.

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Liam
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Liam

Augusta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Sep 12, 2010
Submitted on Dec 5, 2012

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