Blue colored water bird in wisconsin

by George
(Mequon, WI)

Saw this bird in Mequon,WI along the shore of a small lake. It was eating fish or bugs out of the water, but just standing in one place. I wasn't swimming or anything like that. Body is mainly blue with what looks like a purple chest. It was around the size of a small chicken, from what we could tell. The beak looked somewhat flat.

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