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 Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)




Tricolored Heron | Egretta tricolor photo
Tricolored Heron, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

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

Tricolored Heron | Egretta tricolor photo
Tricolored Heron, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

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

Tricolored Heron | Egretta tricolor photo
Tricolored Heron, Laguna Madre Nature Trail, South Padre Island, Texas

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

TRICOLORED HERON FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Egretta
Species:tricolor
Common Name:Tricolored Heron


Relatives in same Genus
  Little Blue Heron (E. caerulea)
  Reddish Egret (E. rufescens)
  Snowy Egret (E. thula)