Despite their impressive size, Great Blue Herons weigh only 5 to 6 pounds thanks in part to their hollow bones—a … More
The Reddish Egret is one of the rarest egrets in North America. It’s easily distinguished from other egrets and herons by … More
I originally posted this as a Great White Egret. I have since found out that this is actually a Great … More
In the early 20th century, Great White Egrets were almost hunted into extinction for their long, attractive feathers that were … More
From a distance Green Herons look all dark. In better light they are deep green on the back with a … More
The Great Blue Heron is a majestic sight. This stately heron with its subtle blue-gray plumage often stands motionless as … More
The Little Blue Heron is a stand-and-wait predator, rather than a frenetic, dashing-about predator. They watch the water for fish … More
Green Herons are deep green on the back with a rich chestnut breast and neck. The wings are dark gray.