Black-crowned Night-Heron

BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERON

Nycticorax nycticorax

A: Gewone Nagreier

 

Common resident across all major water bodies around southern Africa. Also widespread throughout the remainder of the world. Adults have a unique plumage colour, and the juveniles are readily mistaken for other species including Eurasian Bittern and Green-backed Heron.

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