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Posts tagged “Black-crowned Night Heron

Blowing in the Wind


A Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) perched in it’s usual daylight perch, deep in the branches. This one seems a bit annoyed with it’s head plumes blowing in the wind. It had been sleeping until the plumes started whipping about!

In the Shadows


A juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticoras nycticorax) hiding in the shadows.

An Afternoon Nap


An immature Black-crowned Night Heron in it’s favourite perch, deep in the branches of a tree.  It’s nocturnal and sleeps throughout the day.



An immature Black-crowned Night Heron has an intense look as it watches something that caught it’s attention

Not Ready for Bed


A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron. Probably the young of yesterdays post. On a cold December morning it’s just not ready for bed yet!

Night Heron


A Black-crowned Night Heron settles in for it’s daytime sleep.  These birds hunt at night and are generally asleep most of the day.