Butorides virescens By Matt Young June 10, 2019 11:00 MST Photograph by Paul Burnett. Photography Contest, Honorable Mention. Butorides virescens – green heron. Mr. Burnett writes, "This is in the same pond as my turtle pictures a few [as of 2016] years ago. There's a pair of them living around the pond, but they're so shy I haven't found a nest yet."