[Tweeters] re: Green Heron/Least Bittern

Marc Hoffman tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com
Mon Sep 3 10:04:27 PDT 2007


Hi Marian,

I'm sending you (offlist) screenshots of a number of photos I've 
taken of Green Herons. It would appear that many have light-colored 
bills, and interestingly those individuals have very sparse 
top-knots. I would speculate they're juveniles.

Marc Hoffman
Kirkland, WA
http://www.dartfrogmedia.com
mailto:tweeters at dartfrogmedia.com


At 09:01 AM 9/3/2007, you wrote:

>Re: my photo submitted yesterday
>
>I've received a few replies to my photo, all saying it
>is a Green Heron. Could someone please point to me a
>website or source showing that the Green Heron has a
>light bill, as my photo shows? Maybe a juvenile? All
>my field guides say a Green Heron has a dark bill.
>This is the only other photo I have of it, which is
>pretty blurry:
>http://i16.tinypic.com/2nqxt3o.jpg
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