[CT Birds] "Great White Heron" report, Weston, Aug 23rd

Steve Mayo and Rebecca Horowitz rsdmayo at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 29 19:03:17 EDT 2017

'No mention yeah or nay, in Zeranski & Baptist (1990).
An unusual bird, indeed.
Steve MayoBethany

      From: Nick Bonomo via CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org>
 To: CTBirds <ctbirds at lists.ctbirding.org> 
 Sent: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 2:09 PM
 Subject: [CT Birds] "Great White Heron" report, Weston, Aug 23rd
Hi all,

On August 23rd, a large all-white heron fitting the description of the
White form of Great Blue Heron (AKA "Great White Heron") was seen and
photographed on private land in Weston, CT. The bird has not been seen
since. Local birders may be interested in attempting to relocate this
bird in nearby towns.

Here is the current eBird map of reports of this form:

Choose "Show Points Sooner" on sidebar at right to see the exact pin locations.

To my knowledge there are no previous reports of this form in
Connecticut, though that is just off the top of my head.


Nick Bonomo
Wallingford, CT

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