Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) adult shows sharp contrast between gray back and white belly; immature is streaked with brown. Most often seen at dawn or dusk; retires to roosts in daytime. A "stand quietly and wait" hunter. All images made at Gilbert Water Ranch.
Black-crowned Night Heron 031NPN

BCNH 031

Black-Crowned Night Heron 072NPN

BCNH 072

Black-crowned Night Heron 080NPN

BCNH 080

Black-crowned Night Heron 169NPN

BCNH 169

Black-crowned Night Heron 187NPN

BCNH 187

Black-crowned Night Heron 284NPN

BCNH 284

Black-crowned Night Heron 302NPN

BCNH 302

Black-crowned Night Heron 357NPN

BCNH 357

Black-crowned Night Heron 367NPN

BCNH 367

Black-crowned Night Heron 384NPN

BCNH 384

Black-crowned Night Heron 398A-720

BCNH 398

Black-crowned Night Heron 400A-720

BCNH 400

Black-crowned Night Heron 401A-720

BCNH 401

Black-crowned Night Heron 407A-720

BCNH 407

Black-crowned Night Heron 414WNPN

BCNH 414

Black-crowned Night Heron 417A-720

BCNH 417

Black-crowned Night Heron 443A-720

BCNH 443

Black-crowned Night Heron 450A-720

BCNH 450

Black-crowned Night Heron 459A-720

BCNH 459

Black-crowned Night Heron 461A-720

BCNH 461

Black-crowned Night Heron 467A-720

BCNH 467

Black-crowned Night Heron 529A-720

BCNH 529

Black-crowned Night Heron 535A-720

BCNH 535

Black-crowned Night Heron 548A-720

BCNH 548