Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed - Click To Enlarge

Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed

Besides the striking colors what caught my eye was the fluffy pants! Big white pantaloons.

Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed – Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed – Click To Enlarge

It was low tide and muddy but the bird stayed amazingly clean.

Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed - Click To Enlarge
Tricolored Heron In An Oyster Bed – Click To Enlarge

Most wading birds must have enough oil on their feathers to shed the muck they hunt in. The exception being a White Ibis. Those guys are always dirty.

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