Tricolored Heron - Egretta tricolor | 2018 - 1 [EXPLORED]
The Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor), formerly known in North America as the Louisiana heron, is a small heron. It is a resident breeder from the Gulf States of the United States and northern Mexico south through Central America and the Caribbean to central Brazil and Peru.
There is some post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range.
Tricolored heron's breeding habitat is sub-tropical swamps. It nests in colonies, often with other herons, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs. In each clutch, 3–7 eggs are typically laid.
For more info: www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Tricolored_Heron/overview