Heron, Green bird picturesGREEN HERON
201. Butorides virescens virescens. 17 inches.
This is the smallest of our Herons, and is well known all over the country. In most sections of the country they will be found nesting, one or two pairs together, along the border of some swamp or stream; 3 to 5 pale greenish blue eggs (1.45 x 1.10).