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Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax


Willows on bank


This heron was sleeping in a willow tree on the banks of Puddingstone Reservoir. They are neither nocturnal nor diurnal, but crepuscular. This means that they are most active at dawn and dusk.

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L.A., California, USA

Spotted on Aug 23, 2014
Submitted on Jul 8, 2014

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