Almost hit this bird in Massachusetts!

by Lisa
(Littleton, MA, USA)

A white bodied bird with medium sized brown spots and a green-blue iridescent head, about turkey sized but not as fat as a turkey.

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Apr 25, 2017
almost hit this bird in massachusetts!
by: Brook

Hi,

it's very difficult to ID it with the little bit of info you have given. Where are the brown spots and was the coloring on it's head a light color?

Knowing what color it's legs and beak are would also help a lot? Where you by a lake?

Apr 17, 2017
Heron ? Crane ? Ibis ?
by: margaret mariam

Several birds, that live along the rivers, have similar features to what you saw. I saw a green heron for my first time, along the Charles River.

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