black-crowned night heron

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Synonyms for black-crowned night heron

night heron of both Old and New Worlds

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Black-crowned night herons and blue-winged teal were the most common non-target species to climb onto float sets.
Vegetative structure and nest distribution in a Black-crowned night heron heronry.
At TSB, the avian species most consistently seen during the runs of California Grunion was Black-crowned Night Heron, followed by Great Blue Heron, although in much smaller numbers than at MLSB (Fig.
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax).--Currently on Indiana's endangered species list, N.
Managing for bare ground on island sites with tree structures available for nesting will likely attract Black-crowned Night Herons as well as increase their reproductive success.
On the contrary, few other species such as black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), purple heron (Ardea purpurea), kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus), common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) and gull-billed tern (Sterna nilotica) recorded during present study were not reported previously by Ali (2007).
Hikers may see red-tailed hawks, black-crowned night heron or American coot.
The reeds cover had an estimated 25 and 13 nests per hectare of Nycticorax nycticorax (black-crowned night heron) and Egretta garzetta (little egret) respectively during April-May, 2009.
More surprising, several pairs of dissimilar birds produced high correlations in their matches to marks (e.g., osprey and black-crowned night heron, r = 0.999; Brewer's blackbird and double-crested cormorant, r = 0.967).
You saw a black-crowned night heron. These herons average 20 inches in length and 44 inches in wingspan.
He invited me on a walk, and soon after we stepped out the door of the center, we came upon a black-crowned night heron standing at the edge of the Lullwater--the watercourse the center faces.
Clutch size, reproductive success, and organochlorine contaminants in Atlantic coast Black-Crowned Night Herons. Auk 100: 699-710.
Feeding behavior and diet of free-ranging black-crowned night herons on a catfish aquaculture facility in Mississippi.
During spring and summer, visitors may see double-crested cormorants and wading birds like black-crowned night herons, green herons and great blue herons.
In 2001 and 2002, eight and two pairs of Black-Crowned Night Herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) were found, respectively, in the Tama Zoological Park Grey Heron colony.