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Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Nyctanassa violacea

Description:

A nocturnal heron of the southern swamps and coasts, the Yellow-crowned Night-Heron can also be found breeding along wooded streams northward to Indiana and Illinois.

Habitat:

Mangroves in Weedon Island Preserve along Tampa Bay


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St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.76, Long: -82.64

Spotted on Oct 14, 2012
Submitted on Oct 14, 2012

Spotted for mission

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