Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

This is another bird that has been hiding on an island.

Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery
Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

There is an island on the far side of a rookery that is covered with thick trees. If you stand on the banks of the swamp and listen… it’s like an old Hollywood Tarzan movie.

Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery
Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

This adult Night Heron climbed out of the ‘jungle’ and looked around the water for a while.

Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery
Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

He must not have young to feed yet because he never tried to go down and hunt.

Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery
Black-crowned Night Heron In A Rookery

These are striking birds with great color, when you get them into the light. However, they’re called Night Herons for a reason.

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