Birds of Colombia

    PELECANIFORMES: Ardeidae (Herons, Bitterns)  
Genus: Nyctanassa (1 species, 1 worldwide)


Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Yellow-crowned Night Heron
Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea violacea) Immature
Curry Hammock State Park, Florida,  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found near mangroves where there are crabs to eat.


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