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Garça-Azul

Egretta caerulea

Description:

Todo o corpo com coloração cinza-azulado; pescoço pode ser violáceo no período reprodutivo; pernas e bico verde-pálidos, sendo este com a ponta preta. Os filhotes são brancos até seu primeiro ano de vida, quando iniciam a troca de penas. Any body with bluish-gray color; neck can be violet in the reproductive period, legs and beak pale green, and this with black tip. The pups are white until the first year of life, when they start exchanging penalties.

Habitat:

Habita ambientes estuarinos e de água doce. É a garça mais adaptada às áreas de planície de maré. Ocorre em todo o Brasil. Inhabits estuaries and freshwater. The heron is more adapted to the tidal flat areas. Occurs in Brazil ..

Notes:

Visualizada e fotografada na região da Baía de Paranaguá, Paraná- Brasil. Viewed and photographed in the region of the Bay of Paranaguá, Paraná, Brazil.

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MauricioMedeiros
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MauricioMedeiros

Paranaguá, Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Dec 15, 2011
Submitted on Mar 15, 2012

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