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Taxonomy: Order Pelecaniformes >> Family Ardeidae >> Genus Egretta

Little Blue Heron (Unique ID: 522)
Little Blue Heron
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Species: Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Location: ---, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Age: ---     Plumage: ---     Activity: ---
Sex: ---     Visibility: ---     Quantity: ---
Photographer: Judd Patterson     Date: November 17, 2005
Equipment: Canon EOS 20D     Megapixels: 0.0

Notes: At first glance this may appear to be a Snowy Egret. Confusing as it may be, the juvenile Little Blue Heron sports this white plummage during its first winter. The keys are to look closely at the coloration of the feet, lores, and bill.


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