C/S:   Green Heron
    Butorides virescens
Av. Size:   17 in (44 cm)
Identifying Characteristics:   smallish heron; greenish-black cap; greyish wings w/ greenish blue tinge; chestnut neck; throat white, streaked with brown; black w/ orange bill; yellow or orange legs and feet; juvenile has white spots on back/wings
Range:   Coastal areas; S Canada, US through Northern South America
Habitat:   swamp, mangrove
Other Info/Notes on Photo:   juvenile pictured in last photo; hunting for fish in second photo
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