Tri-colored Heron

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Tri-colored Heron

Egretta tricolor
The tri-colored heron’s long legs, long neck, and long beak are all good for wading in shallow water and catching fish and other small aquatic creatures. Heron’s roost in colonies and build stick nests in trees or bushes near the water’s edge.
Fact file:

Length: 1.8 ft

Weight: 11.5 to 14.5 oz

Habitat: Wetlands

Diet: Fish and aquatic invertebrates

Current range: North, Central, and South America