Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Click To Enlarge

Yellow-crowned Night Heron

This was a quick fly by of a Yellow-crowned Night Heron. No time for anything but focus and shoot. As I saw the bird I first thought it was one of the Mississippi Kites we were following.

Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Click To Enlarge
Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Click To Enlarge

The shape was not right but I kept photographing.

Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Click To Enlarge
Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Click To Enlarge

When the bird was finally blocked by a tree I knew what he really was. For whatever reason I have not seen an adult for a month. Not great shots, but still all things considered a ‘keeper’

Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Click To Enlarge
Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Click To Enlarge

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