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Yellow Crowned Night Heron (juvenile)

Nyctanassa violacea

Notes:

Snacking on fiddler crabs along brackish/salty water edge.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 9 years ago
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (immature)
Nyctanassa violacea BirdForum


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3 Comments

Tiffany Terry
Tiffany Terry 9 years ago

Thank you everyone!

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 9 years ago

It's a youngster, hence the possible confusion. Check out the red eyes , though , and the sorta "heftier" bill- at least heftier than other herons and egrets .

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

wonderful portrait!

Tiffany Terry
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Tiffany Terry

Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2012
Submitted on Aug 20, 2012

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