Tricolored Heron taken at Lake Martin Louisiana
Canon EOS 60D
1/500 sec. f/7.1 280mm
This photo was taken during breeding season as denoted by the bill. Normally yellow the Tricolored Heron’s bill turns blue during the breeding season.
The tricolored heron hunts in shallow swamps, lagoons and bayous for fish, amphibians, insects, and crustaceans.