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Tricolored Heron

Tricolored Heron

The Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), formerly known in North America as the Louisiana Heron, is a medium-sized heron with long legs, neck and a long pointed yellowish or grayish bill with a black tip. It is a resident breeder from the Gulf states of the United States and northern Mexico south through Central America and the Caribbean to central Brazil and Peru.

Tricolored Heron

Tricolored Heron

Adults have a blue-gray head, neck, back and upper wings, with a white line along the neck. The belly is white. In breeding plumage, they have long blue filamentous plumes on the head and neck, and buff ones on the back. Immatures show a bright rufous neck and shoulders. [Wikipedia]

Tricolored Heron [Juvenile]

Tricolored Heron [Juvenile]

Tricolored Heron Facts [All About Birds]

  • The oldest recorded Tricolored Heron was at least 17 years, 8 months old when it was shot in the Bahamas in 1976. It had been banded in Virginia in 1958.
Tricolored Heron

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