Birding Notes

Reflections on birds and other wildlife on the edge of a southern woodland

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

In the Marshes and Ponds – Little Blue Herons

While sometimes they’re hard to find at all, Little Blue Herons seemed to be almost everywhere on this trip. One perched in a tangle of branches on the edge of a canal – its head and neck a smoky rose-blue, its back and wings slate blue. We also saw several immature Little Blue Herons – all white, with a long, gray, dark-tipped bill and greenish legs.


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