[CT Birds] Tricolored / Blue hybrid

Mark Szantyr birddog55 at charter.net
Wed May 4 14:18:33 EDT 2016


It is not the same bird that has been there for five years as a very little
blue looking adult  and am not sure the characters actually eliminate a
less that full breeding Tricolored.

Mark Szantyr

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Jerry Connolly via CTBirds <
ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> wrote:

> 5/4 at Hammo:
> I believe the Tricolored Heron being reported at the “micro-marsh” between
> the two parking lots behind the Nature Center (seen easily from the blind)
> is actually the Tricolored x Blue Heron hybrid that was first reported by
> Mark Santyr.  It has many breeding Tricolored features, but has a shorter
> all-dark neck and greenish legs consistent with Little Blue.
> Jerry
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