A breeding plumage Tricolored Heron stretches its wings. View from the back shows the white head plumes and mauve-violet color of the neck and mantle feathers. The dark red eye may indicate a male, as the female's iris is more rose-colored in breeding season.

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Len Blumin

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Len Blumin

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