Date: 9/11/17 1:09 pm
From: Isaac Denzer <bartailedgodwit...>
Subject: [obol] Re: FYI: Malheur NWR: Little Blue Heron & Cattle Egret
At least to me the front bird in this photo appears to be a Little Blue.
Note lore and leg color, the dusky wing tips and the thicker sturdier
looking bill. Other bird is a Cattle Egret.

Isaac Denzer

On 9/11/2017 12:41 PM, Jacob Mathison wrote:
> Here is Rick Vetter's checklist with a good photo of both for
> comparison:
> <>.
> Jacob Mathison
> <>
> "If you keep a green tree in your heart, perhaps a  singing bird will
> come." ~Chinese Proverb
> On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:55 AM, Mike & MerryLynn
> <m.denny...> <mailto:<m.denny...>> wrote:
> Hello all,
> We were at the Narrows on Tuesday evening and again on Friday -
> took pictures of the two young Snowy Egrets - ruled out Little
> Blue Heron. Will post photos to ebird when I get a chance - we
> just got home last night after a wonderful camping trip on the
> Steens Mt. Sage Grouse, Black Rosy-Finch and hundreds of
> White-throated Swifts whizzing past us on the East Rim.
> Good birding, MerryLynn
> --
> Mike & MerryLynn Denny
> Birding the Beautiful Walla Walla Valley
> "If you haven't gone birding, you haven't lived"

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