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By Keith-Mckevitt  
Hi everyone, this is another shot from the Dominican Republic. Looks like a type of Heron to me but I cannot find a match in the British bird books. Can anyone tell me the exact name of this bird please.

Tags: Heron Wildlife and nature

Voters: damselfly, GillyB, ColouredImages and 14 more

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ColouredImages 16 47 35 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2007 6:02PM
Excellent shot. Stands out well against the green b/ground
janty66 13 3 England
10 Sep 2007 6:02PM
Great capture, sorry can't help with type of bird..
Newtman 14 2 5
10 Sep 2007 6:27PM
You are right in thinking it is a heron, a green heron to be precise. Commonly distributed in the Americas, but not found in Europe.
rangerpaul 13 19 7 England
10 Sep 2007 6:28PM
It's a little Blue Heron. Must be a cracking photo as it was quite easy to identify Smile
fentiger 19 920 24 England
10 Sep 2007 6:32PM
Good camera work well captured and presented. Well done!

DaveHobbo 14 10 England
10 Sep 2007 6:46PM
Yep, a Green Heron, nicelu captured.

Dave H
rangerpaul 13 19 7 England
10 Sep 2007 7:00PM
Quick correction. Put the wrong bird down by mistake but see someone beat me to it.
Should have put GREEN Heron. DOH!! Smile
10 Sep 2007 7:20PM
Thanks very much for all the input folks.
X5DJM 15 26 England
10 Sep 2007 8:42PM
Whatever the subject, it's a great capture.
Nice one..
bppowell 18 2.2k 2 England
10 Sep 2007 9:29PM
It different to our normal Herons.
phil_j 14 134 4 England
10 Sep 2007 10:09PM
Superb shot.

proz 16 205 United States
12 Sep 2007 5:51PM
really well captured.

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