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Black Crowned Night Heron

Largely nocturnal, found worldwide in wetlands external link and marshes
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A quick turn and "poof" half a body gone
(1 of 12) (1413 views)

(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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A quick turn and "poof" half a body gone


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Preening in the shady greening
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Preening in the shady greening


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Youngster bushed from being out of the nest
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Youngster bushed from being out of the nest


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One sibling departs just knowing that look
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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One sibling departs just knowing that look


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Lovely adult hides behind a single palm frond
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Lovely adult hides behind a single palm frond


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Youngster really unsure what that camera is doing
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Youngster really unsure what that camera is doing


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Youngster demonstrates turkey trot dance
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Youngster demonstrates turkey trot dance


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Fledgling whose falling out came too soon
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Fledgling whose falling out came too soon


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Stoic youngster seems as if on guard
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Stoic youngster seems as if on guard


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A well balanced adult night heron
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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A well balanced adult night heron


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Egg far far too young to be kicked out of home
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Egg far far too young to be kicked out of home


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Heron about to create a tail to tell about
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(2007) Palo Alto Duck Pond, Palo Alto, California
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Heron about to create a tail to tell about


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