|Requisite alligator-disturbingly-close-to-potential-meal photo from the Everglades.|
|Little Blue Heron strutting through the Everglades.|
The Little Blue is, in its non-breeding plumage, grey-blue, but its neck feathers have a very subtle wine-colored aspect as well--not possible to appreciate from afar. The Tricolored's neck has a more obvious russety-wine coloration and buff-colored plumes cascading down its rump.
|Tricolored heron in Shark Valley Visitors Center in the Everglades.|