This is a lone Tricolored Heron seen congregating with a large number of Cattle Egrets around a small lake in Hutchins, Texas. All of the birds fled as I approached.

Tricolored Heron - Swamp

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Tricolored Heron - Swamp

Tricolored Heron - Swamp

Tricolored Heron - Swamp

Observation Details

County Dallas Hutchins - RWRC
City Hutchins
Date Jul 27, 2013
Time of Day Midmorning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Congregating
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Tricolored Heron Observation Location