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Green Heron

Butorides virescens

Description:

The Green Heron is relatively small; adult body length is about 44 cm (17 in). The neck is often pulled in tight against the body. Adults have a glossy, greenish-black cap, a greenish back and wings that are grey-black grading into green or blue, a chestnut neck with a white line down the front, grey underparts and short yellow legs. The bill is dark with a long, sharp point.

Habitat:

Mangrove swamp

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3 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Thank you Kranti and Marcus

RedTopRanger
RedTopRanger 8 years ago

Love these birds. Great shots

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 8 years ago

nice !

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Nayarit, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 11, 2013

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