Posts Tagged with “Viera Wetlands”
Tricolored Heron – 4k Wallpaper
The Tricolored Heron also known as the Egretta tricolor, and formerly was known in North America as the Louisiana Heron, is a small, beautiful heron.
This example was photographed in the Viera Wetlands and is seen perched on a deceased palm tree. This is significant because the Tricolore Heron nests in colonies, often with other herons, usually on platforms of sticks in trees or shrubs
Armadillo – 4k Wallpaper
The word armadillo means “little armoured one” in Spanish. All species are native to the Americas, where they inhabit a variety of different environments. This particular armadillo is a nine-banded armadillo. The nine-banded armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), named for the nine breaks in the leathery armor that allow it to flex its stiff hide, is an odd-looking mammal about the size of a cat. A mature armadillo is 15 to 17 inches long (not counting the tail) with a weight of 8 to 17 pounds.
Great White Heron
Also known as the great egret, the common egret, large egret or great white egret or great white heron is a large, widely distributed egret, with four subspecies found in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and southern Europe. Distributed across most of the tropical and warmer temperate regions of the world.