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Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Nyctanassa viloacea

Description:

Night heron doing Yoga poses...the Bound Angle & belly breathing!

Habitat:

coastal

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18 Comments

Laura7
Laura7 12 years ago

Great capture !

It's a "Florida Fountain Heron"!

Yasser
Yasser 12 years ago

Woohoo! This character was chosen for today's Caption Contest! We've received some pretty funny captions so far.

"Caption Contest! Is this goofy Yellow-crowned Night Heron doing yoga or singing an opera? Let's see your most clever captions. The one with the most likes will be added to this hilarious image. "

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ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 12 years ago

What a POSER!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 12 years ago

Amazing pictures!

bayucca
bayucca 12 years ago

Cool pose!!

ceherzog
ceherzog 12 years ago

I was just back at this spot and hoping to again find him...but, no luck. I was really amused that day...good memories.

Wild Things
Wild Things 12 years ago

Fantastic Yoga poses.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 13 years ago

I most like the eyes of this bird..Very sharp image it is..

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 13 years ago

I think I saw this type pose in some more birds, few years ago on NG channel. I think they were Japanese cranes. Ostrich also do this kind wing bend...!!

ceherzog
ceherzog 13 years ago

Thanks p.young....he sure made me laugh with all those antics!

p.young713
p.young713 13 years ago

Good Photo!

ceherzog
ceherzog 13 years ago

Thanks Ruth & Alice...I sure had fun watching him go through his routine be it Yoga or Ballet.

The MnMs
The MnMs 13 years ago

Should be called ballerina heron :-)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 13 years ago

Fantastic pictures Claire!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 13 years ago

Trying to cool off just like my Blue Heron.

Christiane
Christiane 13 years ago

wow...

auntnance123
auntnance123 13 years ago

Wonderful series! Avian Yoga is always amusing.

ceherzog
Spotted by
ceherzog

St. Petersburg, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2011
Submitted on May 24, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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