Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

The Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) inhabits from the southeast part of USA, and North Mexico to Central Brazil and Peru. It frequents freshwater and saltwater habits; marshes, pond and river margins, estuaries, salt ponds, and mangroves. Its size is of 66 cm (26 inches) in height and 350 g in weight.

Its head, neck, and upperparts are mostly slate-gray. Neck and chest are more purplish, belly white, and yellow-orange facial skin. Bill horn-color, and legs yellow. Its diet is based on small fishes.

Common Name: Tricolored Heron
Scientific Name: Egretta tricolor
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