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Green Heron

Butorides virescens maculata

Description:

relatively small; adult body length is about 44 cm (17"), for a bird that has green in its name, the green isn't that noticeable.

Habitat:

wetlands

Notes:

I spotted this near the coast near Picard. It was actually near a small, dirty stream behind a grocery store. I was looking for iguanas, with no luck, but spotted a few birds so it wasn't a total loss.

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1 Comment

Mrinal Shekhar
Mrinal Shekhar 7 years ago

nice

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Saint Paul Parish, Dominica

Spotted on Mar 8, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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