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Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax


Night herons stand still at the water's edge, and wait to ambush prey, mainly at night. They primarily eat small fish, crustaceans, frogs, aquatic insects, and small mammals. During the day they rest in trees or bushes

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Chennai, Union Territory of Puducherry, India

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on Feb 26, 2012

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