Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

Fairly common year round along the southeastern US coast.
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Big Cypress National Preserve, Collier Co., FL
13 Feb 2014

Easily distinguished from other herons by white belly contrasting with dark body. Note, too, the long and heavy bill.

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Big Cypress National Preserve, Collier Co., FL
13 Feb 2014

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Big Cypress National Preserve, Collier Co., FL
13 Feb 2014


Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Sandy Creek Park, Durham, NC
12 Aug 2015

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Ft. Caswell, Brunswick Co., NC
31 May 2004

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Tigertail Beach County Park, Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2007
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)
Tigertail Beach County Park,Collier Co., FL
31 Dec 2007

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