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Andover, KS, USA
I want to know the name of this bird.
What kind of bird is this? It sat the whole day on my patio tree...
It looks like it could be a green heron… but I’m not sure. Go to:
And hit either the button that says “get instant ID help” or the button that says “try Merlin.”
Yes, I think it is a Green Heron:
Possibly a Wood Duck:
But I think Green Heron. If it is a Green Heron, an uncommon bird was sitting by your house all day! That’s pretty exciting…
Thank you.. Searched for Heron birds.. this is the heron. Since it had rained..the bird was puffy and scary.. it had stayed for whole day. So i was scared.. i have barn swallow nest in my patio..
Thank you… searched in net about the herons..
It is a heron. I was bit scared by the looks of the bird. As it rained… it was puffy and wasnt moving a bit. We have a barn swallow nest in my patio.. so got scared wat if the heron comes and attack the nest. 🙂
Actually, I think that is a Least Bittern. And I’m sure it won’t attack the swallow’s nest. Check out these links:
Hi all, This bird is in the heron/bittern family. It is definitely either a Green Heron or Least Bittern – but note that Least Bitterns are very small – only about 11-14 inches long. Green Herons are larger, about 16-18 inches long. It’s hard to tell size from this image, but imagine a Least Bittern is between the size of a robin and a crow, and Green Herons are the size of a large crow.
Since the bird is more puffy, its difficult to know the size of it.
My area, we have various species of birds.. When i entered the details of bird in the webiste,it showed as heron.
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