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  Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)





Black-crowned Night Heron | Nycticorax nycticorax photo
Black-crowned Night Heron

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Black-crowned Night Heron | Nycticorax nycticorax photo
Black-crowned Night Heron

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Black-crowned Night Heron | Nycticorax nycticorax photo
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in flight

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Black-crowned Night Heron | Nycticorax nycticorax photo
Juvenile Black-crowned night heron

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BIRD FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Ciconiiformes
Family:Ardeidae
Genus:Nycticorax
Species:nycticorax
Common Name:Black-crowned Night Heron

Relatives in same Genus
  Nankeen Night-heron (N. caledonicus)