Adult Black-crowned 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 Black-crowned Night Heron
Adult Black-crowned Night Heron
Also Known As ..
Night Heron
Page Last Updated 4/30/2018 1:52:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Species Nycticorax nycticorax
Category Herons
StdName Night Heron
Vital Statistics
Length 58 to 65 cms
Weight 600 to 800 gms
Wingspan 90 to 100 cms
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 NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Black-crowned Night Heron (Species=Nycticorax nycticorax / Standard Name=Night Heron)