Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
Terrapin Beach Natural Area, MD August 29, 2015
Terrapin Beach Park, NWR August 22, 2015
Periferia Presa Constitución 1917, San Juan del Río. Querétaro. Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.
Xicotepec de Juárez
early morning hike at USACE Overlook at Joe Pool Lake
I observed this heron .too small to be a great egret. I was thinking maybe an immature snowy egret ?
look at the legs close up.. they appear to have black horizontal stripes?
and the beak appears to have a black tip
in one photo you can see the foot which could be black or maybe a trick of the light
i took a photo of him near the no trespassing sign
The Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) is a cosmopolitan species of heron (family Ardeidae) found in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate zones. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Bubulcus, although some authorities regard its two subspecies as full species, the Western Cattle Egret and the Eastern Cattle Egret. Despite the similarities in plumage to the egrets of the genus Egretta, it is more closely related to the herons of Ardea. Originally native to...