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Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Immature)

Nyctanassa violacea

Description:

This is immature Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Habitat:

Near water bodies in warm places.


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3 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Also I posted a second pic

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Thanks Will. they are not difficult birds to photograph, you could get a bit closer than other birds.

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

wonderful spotting Luis. We have a few young YCNH in our area of the world too. I just have not found the time to go there and try to make some captures of them.

LuisStevens
Spotted by
LuisStevens

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Lat: 20.67, Long: -105.26

Spotted on Jul 29, 2012
Submitted on Aug 11, 2012

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