Posts Tagged ‘yellow-crowned night heron’

Yellow-crowned hangs around! by , Ranger

July 1st, 2011

Last week, Ranger Kristin mentioned to me that she had again seen the immature Yellow-crowned Night-heron that was first discovered in the Wetlands on the stormy 27th on May. Night herons tend to spend most of the day sleeping away in the dense cover of trees or shrubbery, doing most of their foraging at night, […] Read the rest of this entry »

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Yellow-crowned Stays Another Day! by , Ranger

May 28th, 2011

I thought I’d go down to the Wetlands early (relatively early) to see if the night heron that showed up yesterday was still around. At first I thought that the bird had moved on, until I checked the secondary Wetlands Overlook (near the Lemurs). It had rained 3-5 inches the day before and there weren’t […] Read the rest of this entry »

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Yellow-crowned Night Heron in Wetlands by , Ranger

May 27th, 2011

A Yellow-crowned Night Heron was seen on the snag in the center of the Wetlands on Friday (5/27/11). To my knowledge this the first heron of this species seen at the Museum. It was probably on migration and was brought down by the severe thunderstorms of the day. A Black-crowned Night Heron in immature plumage […] Read the rest of this entry »

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