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Black-Crowned Night-Heron (Immature)

Nycticorax nycticorax hoactli


Brown with white streaks and spots. Iris is yellow and turns red as it matures


This wetland bird frequent ponds, streams, marshes, lagoons, exposed reefs, and tide pools.


Feeds on crustaceans, fish, frogs, mice, insects, and downy chicks or other water birds.

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Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jul 4, 2014
Submitted on Jul 29, 2014

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