Black-crowned Night-Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron


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About 2 feet in length and a 4 foot wing span. A very stocky Heron with short legs. The photo below is of a bird in breeding plumage.

Photographed Yuma, Arizona 04/09/03


Hey DUMMY, you ain't gonna get any fish out'a the end O'that pipe.


It has been called to my attenton that the above birds are not immature Green-backed Herons.

I have been told these are immature Black-crowned Night Herons.


Chicks in nest and being eaten by another bird.

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