Tricolored Heron

Tricolored herons were confirmed breeding on East Horn Island and seen on other islands and along the coast. This species does breed inland and may extend its range into the Delta because of catfish farming.

Tricolored herons nest from North Carolina to Padre Island, Texas.

Photographed nesting at Swan Island, a swamp on Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge by Jerry Litton.

 

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