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Black-Crowned Night-Heron

As many readers may have realized by this point, I am not one of those bird watchers out only to spot a rare bird. No ticking boxes for me. 208 more words


Lone Black-crowned Night Heron

There is an Oregon ash between the North and South Elkins Barns at Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Lassen County CA). A great horned owl seems to have claimed this tree as its daytime roost since every time Leonard and I walk by we can see the owl tucked amid the leaves. 200 more words

Natural History

Heron Now

Last weekend I found myself birding on Moose Island, a small island in northern Illinois near where the Des Plaines, DuPage and Kankakee Rivers meet to form the Illinois River. 796 more words


BOTD: August 25, 2019 Black Crowned Night Heron

Black Crowned Night Heron

Does anyone know if this is also a Black crowned Night Heron? The coloring is off because his chest should be white, but otherwise it looks the same. 12 more words

Photo Challenges

Juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron in Pines

A juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron was settled on a pine branch in the early morning sun.

The charring on the tree trunk is from last year’s prescribed burn, a process managed by South Carolina’s Department of Natural Resources to reduce the risk of an uncontrolled wildfire. 8 more words

Wading Birds

Nothing to See Here

More waiting time, might as well find a comfy place to sit it out and give the fingers a bit of exercise.  Things are progressing well at Mayo.  779 more words


Short and Stout

A black-crowned night heron – short and stout.

Short and Stout

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