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Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax


It was making its nest in the tree. This was a wild bird that came into the park to nest. I typically only see these active in the evening as the name suggests, but I think during nest making they are active during the daytime a little more.


In an oak tree near the river at Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2019
Submitted on May 26, 2019

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