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It provided breeding sites to night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) and little egret (Egretta garzetta).
Black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) inhabits fresh, brackish or saline waters with aquatic vegetation for roosting and nesting (del Hoyo et al.,1992), showing a preference for islands or predator- free areas for nesting sites (Kushlan and Hancock, 2005).
We documented the nesting of 15 species of non-Laridae waterbirds: Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus), Tricolored Egret (Egretta tricolor), Snowy Egret (Egretta thula), Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea), Great Egret (Ardea alba), Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), Black-crowned Nightheron (Nycticorax nycticorax), Yellow-crowned Night-heron (Nyctanassa violacea), Green Heron (Butorides virescens), Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), White Ibis (Eudocimus albus), Black-bellied Whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris), Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus), and Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus).
Examination of birds: Anas discors (L.), Pluvialis squatarola (L.), Butorides striatus (L.), Egretta caerulea (L.), Nycticorax violaceus (Gro.) in the study area were found to be natural hosts of Microphallus sp., which is described herein as new species, and its partial life cycle is illustrated.
nycticorax se obtuvieron 20 gusanos adultos asignados a la especie P.
Heavy metal concentrations in diet and livers of black-crowned night heron Nycticorax nycticorax and grey heron Ardea cinerea chicks from Pyeongtaek, Korea.
De forma independiente, en todas las filogenias aparecen Butorides y Nycticorax como los generos mas primitivos, sin poder resolverse cual de los dos se relaciona mas con el ancestro comun del grupo, siendo posibles dos hipotesis: que la forma del ancestro fuese mas parecida a la de Butorides o que fuese mas parecida a la de Nycticorax.
Near-threatened Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus hillii and Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii were recorded at one reserve each.
Non-target species captured included three unknown sex black-crowned night herons Nycticorax nycticorax, two female blue-winged teal Anas discors, and two unknown sex painted turtles Chrysemys picta (Table 2).
The largest riverine fragment is within the Ebro Sotos and Galachos Nature Reserve 1537 ha, a Special Protection Area for Birds because it is important for sedentary, migrant, and breeding birds such as the night heron Nycticorax nycticorax.
Black-crowned Night-Herons (BCNH; Nycticorax nycticorax) increasingly occupy urban areas (e.g., Kelly et al, 2006) but it is unclear if such areas provide suitable breeding habitats because anthropogenic disturbance potentially disrupts BCNH breeding (Tremblay and Ellison, 1979; Parsons and Burger, 1982).
The cosmopolitan black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) exhibits a wide range of foraging behaviors including bill vibrating, hovering, plunging, and swimfeeding (Kushlan, 1976).
herodias and Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax fed during low tides after sunset in a salt marsh (Black and Collopy, 1982).
Rostratula benghalensis (Greater Painted Snipes), Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler), Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon), Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck), Gallinura chloropus (Common Moorhen), Larus brunnicephalus (Brown Headed Gull), Anas querquedula (Gargeney), Tringa stagnatilis (Marsh Sandpiper), Fulica atra (Common Coot), Tringa totanus (Common Redshank), Dendrocygna bicolor (Fulvous Whistling Duck), Anas acuta (Northern Pintail), Todorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck), Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-Crowned Night Heron), Vanellus cinereus (Grey-headed Lapwing), Netta rufina (Red-Crested Pochard), and Anas strepera (Gadwall).