Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Yellow-crowned Night Heron


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Yellow-crowned night heron is approximately 2 feet in length and has a 40 to 43 inches wing span.
Note the white cheek patch and the yellowish/white crown, grows head plumes in breeding season.
The full adult plumage is not until its third year.


Note the yellowish and white crown and white cheek patch.



I just couldn't resist this photo. It looks as if the bird has a peg leg.


But as you can see they do perch on one leg at times.


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