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Old Sunday 28th May 2006, 21:13   #3
Chris Benesh
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Hey LazDivaz,

Here is a quick link that provides some additional information on soft part color changes. Basically, the heron is in high breeding condition, and due to changes in hormone levels, the legs brighten up.

http://www.saaudubon.org/articles/So...oloration.html

Nice picture too.

Chris
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