Tricolored Heron In A Marsh - Click To Enlarge

Tricolored Heron In A Marsh

Now that breeding is over I hope to see more Tricolors in the marshes. The ones I found nesting this spring were all deep in the waters / swamp.

Tricolored Heron In A Marsh - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In A Marsh – Click To Enlarge

Normally shy, there was enough space between us for the bird to be comfortable.

Tricolored Heron In A Marsh - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In A Marsh – Click To Enlarge

I was on the far side of this small canal. It’s not very wide but we both knew I wasn’t even thinking about getting across.

Tricolored Heron In A Marsh - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In A Marsh – Click To Enlarge

The image above is at what we would consider normal distance viewing. So, we were close enough.

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