At A Glance
The locations in the badges are the biomes where we’ve met them (and where we think you’ll be most likely to come across them). That doesn’t mean they don’t hang out in other places.
Species of Herons, Ibises, and Allies
Species in North Louisiana All Year
By The Numbers
Learn more about birds in North Louisiana.
Species in North Louisiana in Fall
Species in North Louisiana in Winter
Species in North Louisiana in Spring
Species in North Louisiana in Summer
Herons, Ibises, and Allies
You can find great egrets throughout North Louisiana wetlands and lakes throughout the year. You'll find them in larger numbers between mid-spring and late-fall. They roost with other herons like snowy egrets and little blue herons during breeding season.
Great Blue Herons
Great blue herons are some of the largest birds in the North Louisiana swamps. These birds are common throughout the year.
You'll find these little egrets near lakes and wetlands in North Louisiana year round. They're more common during the warmer months, when they'll roost with great egrets and little blue herons and raise their chicks in the large colony.
Little Blue Herons
You'll find little blue herons in North Louisiana from April to October. You can find the birds hunting at the water's edge or raising its chicks in large roosts.
Visit Our Wildlife
Explore North Louisiana's Outdoors.
Learn about birds found throughout North Louisiana's national wildlife refuges, Kisatchie National Forest ranger districts, state wildlife management areas, and state parks.