Order
Pelecaniformes
Family
Ardeidae
Genus
Egretta
 
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Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor

Peter C. Frederick
Version: 2.0 — Published May 10, 2013

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Figure 1. Distribution of the Tricolored Heron in N. and Central America and the W. Caribbean. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the Tricolored Heron in N. and Central America and the W. Caribbean.

This species also breeds in South America. See text for details. Wandering birds are observed during the spring and summer northern of shown distribution. This species is a local resident and breeds irregularly along the Atlantic coast north to southern Maine.

Recommended Citation

Frederick, P. C. (2013). Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.306