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Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

Description:

Adults are approximately 64 cm (25 in) long and weigh 800 g (28 oz). They have a black crown and back with the remainder of the body white or grey, red eyes, and short yellow legs. Young birds are brown, flecked with white and grey. These are short-necked and stout herons.

Notes:

Goraz, Garça-nocturna (Portuguese)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago
Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax Nycticorax


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1 Comment

Ana Rosa
Ana Rosa 8 years ago

Thank you Ava T-B! =)

Ana Rosa
Spotted by
Ana Rosa

Santarém, Portugal

Spotted on Jun 29, 2011
Submitted on Oct 8, 2011

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