Tricolored Heron

What an awesome bird.. well all wading birds are awesome! Have you ever thought about how in the world all these birds have so many different characteristics? Like some have legs that are green, some birds have yellow feet, different colors, differently shaped becks, a variety of color patterns and it goes on and on!

 

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Tricolored Heron shallow brackish water, scurry their feet in the mud to scatter small fish.

 

They are fun to watch when they are seeking small fish in the shallow brackish waters, they kind of dash around and chasing them.

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Tricolored Heron landing

 

 

Links:

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Tricolored_Heron/id

https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/tricolored-heron

https://www.fnai.org/FieldGuide/pdf/Egretta_tricolor.pdf

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