Little Blue Heron
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Medium-sizes dark Heron. The long bill is pale blue at the base and darker at the tip.Adults are grayish-blue overall; purplish head and neck contrast with body. Forages in wetlands. Moves slowly through the shallows with neck outstretched. More elongated body than Snow Egret. This Heron was captured in Big Cypress Swamp, FL.