adult (California, USA; 2006-05-16)

Black-crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax

Native Range: Worldwide

Notes: common; mostly nocturnal and crepuscular

adult head (California, USA; 2006-05-16)
adult in flight (California, USA; 2006-05-16)

adult with fish (California, USA; 2009-07-05)

first winter juvenile (California, USA; 2008-01-15)

first winter juvenile head (California, USA; 2008-01-15)

juvenile (California, USA; 2009-06-23)

juvenile in flight (California, USA; 2006-07-28)

juvenile in flight (California, USA; 2006-07-28)
adult in flight (South Africa; 2007-06-30)
juvenile closeup (California, USA; 2009-06-23)

group roosting (California, USA; 2011-01-10)