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Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea), Rio Salado, Maricopa County

Little Blue Heron is a casual spring and summer visitor to southern Arizona. Most Maricopa County records are from May and mid-July to mid-August. This striking adult was found at Rio Salado in Phoenix on 5/26/06 by Tom Gaskill and nicely documented with this photo by Oliver Niehuis on 5/29/06.

Photographed by Oliver Niehuis, on 29 May 2006


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