C/S:   Tricolored Heron
    Egretta tricolor
Av. Size:   24 in (60 cm), 38 in (96 cm) wingspan
Identifying Characteristics:   yellow or greyish bill with black tip; yellowish legs and feet; blue/purple-ish back, wings, and head; white belly; throat white and rust; head rust-colored in juveniles
Range:   from US Gulf, through Mexico and Central America and the Caribbean into parts of S America
Habitat:   swamps/marshland
Other Info/Notes on Photo:   formerly known as Louisana Heron