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Birds - Black-crowned Night Heron
Class:Aves Order:Pelecaniformes Family:Ardeidae


Black-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax nycticorax. These adults have a whitish gray body with a black crown. Juveniles are a streaked brown. Adults have red eyes and juveniles have orange eyes. These herons are shorter, stalkier and have shorter legs compared to other subspecies.

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 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 Black-crowned Night Heron Photograph
 

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