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

County Dallas
City Dallas
Date Jul 15, 2012
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Undeveloped-Wooded
Type of Behavior Hunting
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Juvenile
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Little Blue Heron Observation Location