Birds of Colombia
PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)
Genus: Ardea (3 species, 12 worldwide)
(Ardea alba egretta)
West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
A common, large, tall, and thin egret, seen in wetlands and open fields as well.
A very large heron.
Great Blue Heron
(Ardea herodias wardi)
Wakodahatchee, Florida, USA
With a snake.
An all white race of Great Blue Heron is found almost exclusively in the Caribbean.
Two immatures at a nest.
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