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.
On 9/11/2017 12:41 PM, Jacob Mathison wrote:
> Here is Rick Vetter's checklist with a good photo of both for
> comparison: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39115060 > <http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39115060>.
> Jacob Mathison
> <http://jacobmathison1.wixsite.com/nature-photography> >
> "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"