Adult Night Heron

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Colouring Black upper, grey wings, yellow legs
Voice Deep low croaking
Feeds on Small fish and insects
Flight Steady and direct
Nesting Tree
Social Flocks
Adult Night Heron
Adult Night Heron
Also Known As ..
Black-crowned Night Heron
Page Last Updated 10/26/2019 3:45:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Nycticorax nycticorax
Category Herons
StdName Night Heron
Vital Statistics
Length 22.8 to 25.6 ins
Weight 21.2 to 28.3 ozs
Wingspan 35.4 to 39.4 ins
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Night Heron (Species=Nycticorax nycticorax / Standard Name=Night Heron)