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Age Related Color Morphs of Little Blue Herons

2017-03-22T06:42:44+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Birds, Florida, Fort De Soto County Park, Little Blue Herons, Pinellas County, Roosevelt Wetlands|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Little Blue Herons start off their lives with white plumage, then look piebald with blue and white fathers and finally look more "blue" as adults.

Comparing Common Gallinules and American Coots

2017-02-21T06:30:35+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: American Coots, Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Bear River National Wildlife Refuge, Birds, Box Elder County, Common Gallinules, Florida, Lake Carillon, Pinellas County, Roosevelt Wetlands, Salt Lake County, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Common Gallinules and American Coots are both from the Rallidae family and there are some similarities in their appearance, for instance both have a triangular bill with a frontal shield at the top.

International Vulture Awareness Day 2016

2017-03-29T15:38:36+00:00 September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Birds, Black Vultures, Box Elder County, Florida, Pinellas County, Roosevelt Wetlands, Turkey Vultures, Utah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vultures and condors are scavengers and help to clean up the environment by consuming carrion, road kill and gut piles left from the kills of human and non-human hunters.