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Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)  Animal,Ardeidae,Bird,Black-crowned night heron,Circle B Bar Reserve,Florida,Geotagged,Heron,Lakeland,Nature,Night Heron,Nycticorax,Nycticorax nycticorax,Pelecaniformes,United States,United States of America,Vertebrate,Winter Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Great combination of the species and its habitat. Looks like you had an enjoyable and productive day :) Posted 6 months ago
    1. Very. It seems like it's the start of the breeding season for lots of the birds over here right now, so there was a lot of activity... plus this park is a bit further south and a bit closer to the gulf coast than I usually venture, so I saw a slightly different mix of birds for me, which was fun. Posted 6 months ago

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The black-crowned night heron , commonly abbreviated to just night heron in Eurasia, is a medium-sized heron found throughout a large part of the world, except in the coldest regions and Australasia .

Similar species: Pelecaniformes
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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By Joe Spandrusyszyn

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Uploaded Mar 19, 2017. Captured Mar 11, 2017 16:21 in Alligator Alley, Lakeland, FL 33803, USA.
  • ILCE-6300
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO400
  • 300mm