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 Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)




Little Blue Heron | Egretta caerulea photo
Little Blue Heron, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

LITTLE BLUE HERON FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Egretta
Species:caerulea
Common Name:Little Blue Heron


Relatives in same Genus
  Reddish Egret (E. rufescens)
  Snowy Egret (E. thula)
  Tricolored Heron (E. tricolor)