Little Blue, Black Bill - Click To Enlarge

White Little Blue, Black Bill

Everything here is a contradiction. So, yes a young Little Blue heron is white. But no the bill is not black, unless it is.

Little Blue, Black Bill - Click To Enlarge
Little Blue, Black Bill – Click To Enlarge

This is not the only black beak in this rookery either. I have seen  a few. Most likely the same brood.

Little Blue, Black Bill - Click To Enlarge
Little Blue, Black Bill – Click To Enlarge

I have no idea why, nothing is ever black and white here anyway (pun intended).

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