[CT Birds] Hammo Herons
john.oshlic at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 26 14:45:38 EDT 2011
I went up to Hammo to look for the odd appearing tricolored heron. I found two birds that matched Mark Szantyr's description.
I had gone up to see the tricolored herons in mid august and saw three tricolored herons that were abnormally white. I didn't make much of it at the time because I really had little experience with juv tricolored herons (other than the 09 Hammo juv tricolored that I also saw). I just noted that they did not match the pictures in the guides. Hopefully Mark can get to the bottom of this. I really just wanted to pass on that there is more than one bird that looks like this. If they are hybrids they are likely all from the same pairing.
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