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Black-Crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax


Medium sized heron 23-28" . Black crown & back , gray wing & tail , white face & under parts , red eye. Large plemes at nape.


Brackish marshes & freshwater habitats


Saw single bird next to water in the morning staying still for many minutes.

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San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Apr 12, 2013
Submitted on Apr 16, 2013

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