What Is This Bird?

by Ricky Johnson
(Dobson, North Carolina)


I'm not exactly sure what it is. I thought it might be an Egret or Heron but I've been searching for pictures and I haven't found any close resemblances here.

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Apr 24, 2010
Possibly a young Heron
by: Anonymous

The black spot on the top of the head, makes me think this is a juvenile Great Blue Heron.

Apr 14, 2010
No clue
by: Barefootreba

A Reddish Egret is an uncommon,dark heron of salt-water flats. The head and neck are quite shaggy. The bill usually is dark at the tip and flesh-colored at the base. Not sure if this is that bird, Was this photo taken near shore by salt water? Sometimes you can identify by eliminating what it's not first.

Apr 13, 2010
Reddish Egret
by: Anonymous

I believe that is a Reddish Egret.

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