This juvenile Little Blue Heron was photographed on Lemmon Lake in Dallas, Texas. This immature is in the process of molting away the white feathers of youth and replacing them with the blue-gray plumage of an adult bird.

Observation Details

CountyDallas
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CityDallas
DateJul 15, 2012
Time of DayMorning
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatUndeveloped-Wooded
Type of BehaviorHunting
GenderUncertain
MaturityJuvenile
ObserverChris Jackson