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A Juvenile Little Blue Heron


This is a Little Blue Heron and not an egret!  I understand how a person could be confused.  The Little Blue Herons have a white color phase as juveniles.  Yes, the Little Blue Herons really will turn that purple blue color that most people are familiar with.

I spotted this Little Blue Heron on a small pier at a little park lake in The Villages, Florida near Spanish Springs Square on September 13, 2015.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see a very slightly larger version of that photo.  Enjoy!


Comments on: "A Juvenile Little Blue Heron" (4)

  1. just so cool that they’re white. 🙂

  2. Wow, could’ve fooled me that he was an egret lol

  3. Hello, great sighting of the juvie Little Blue. I have seen the white little blues here so I know to look for them. Great photos. Enjoy your day!

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