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Little Blue Heron

Cosmosoma myrodora

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. Cornell Lab

Habitat:

mitigated wetland

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5 Comments

ThePinappleMan
ThePinappleMan 11 years ago

really amazing

ceherzog
ceherzog 11 years ago

Thanks all...I've seldom seen one up on a snag.

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 11 years ago

Amazing

courtneyhitson
courtneyhitson 11 years ago

Beautiful capture!!

KarenL
KarenL 11 years ago

Lovely pose!

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

Lakeland, Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 27, 2011
Submitted on Nov 29, 2011

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