Yellow-crowned Night Heron - Click To Enlarge

Yellow-crowned Night Heron, Molting

This Night Heron was looking a little ‘worn’. Besides being wet from the tide he was losing this years feathers…in bunches.

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

I don’t find them out in the tidal areas all that often, so I did grab the shot. Another month or so and the next set of winter feathers will clean him up some.

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

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