Tricolored Heron

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Tricolored Heron

Egretta tricolor
  • ORDER: Pelecaniformes
  • FAMILY: Ardeidae
Basic Description

A medium-sized, slender heron of the southeastern United States, the Tricolored Heron was formerly known as the Louisiana Heron.

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Other Names
  • Garceta Tricolor (Spanish)
  • Aigrette tricolore (French)
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