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Green Heron

Butorides virescens


Dark, but bright blue feathers on head and out layer of wings. The feathers darken to black along the body. The feet are three-toed and a very strong mustard yellow. Beak is black, probably 2-3 centimeters long.


Shallow, slow-moving bayou of Katy, Texas. Surface of water mostly covered in algae. Bird perched on tree branches resting in water.

1 Comment

AshleyT 3 years ago

Again, please take a look at your map and fix it. You have to manually move the pin to TX, just typing it in doesn't work anymore

Josh Anadu
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Josh Anadu

Katy, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2017
Submitted on Jun 29, 2017

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