Date: 9/11/17 2:43 pm
From: Hendrik Herlyn <hhactitis...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Fwd: Malheur Narrows Egret
To me, this bird looks consistent with Little Blue Heron. Body and bill
shape look wrong for Cattle Egret, and the dark mottling is typical for
LBHE. The bill looks drab pinkish- to olive gray to me, and the legs appear
olive-colored too, again consistent with LBHE.

We'll be over there in a few days. Hope the bird sticks around!


On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 1:23 PM, Craig Miller <gismiller...> wrote:

> Follow the link to see a photo from August 24. There are blue mottled
> feathers, pink bill, and blackish-yellowish legs. The face/head sure looks
> like Cattle Egret to me, but the other features do raise questions.
> I considered Little Blue at the time, but there were too many
> discrepancies, I thought.
> Craig Miller
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Craig Miller" <gis...>
> Date: Sep 11, 2017 1:12 PM
> Subject: Egret
> To: <gismiller...>
> Cc:

Hendrik G. Herlyn
Corvallis, OR

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