[CT Birds] Tricolored / Blue hybrid

Jerry Connolly birdshop at sbcglobal.net
Wed May 4 14:08:00 EDT 2016


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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