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Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

Description:

About the same seize as a Grey Heron (or the new world Blue Heron). Darker in form and purple / brown underwings.

Habitat:

Near water & trees

Notes:

These guys were visitors in Sharm el Sheikh, South Sinai during Spring migration.

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6 Comments

NicoleB
NicoleB 11 years ago

Hope you get to see one, Noe & Pili, they are truly magnificent!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 11 years ago

This is a beautiful bird, I can't wait to see one like this!

NicoleB
NicoleB 11 years ago

Thank you all!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 11 years ago

wow..great shot

Atul
Atul 11 years ago

great snap

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

New bird to me.

NicoleB
Spotted by
NicoleB

شرم الشيخ, Janub Sina', Egypt

Spotted on May 15, 2010
Submitted on Jul 27, 2011

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