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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Night-heron, Yellow-crowned
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Night-heron, Yellow-crowned (Provincial Rarety)
-Nycticorax violaceus (Linnaeus)


Adults: Top of head, two long crest feathers, and white patch on side of face tinged with yellow. Feathers of back black broadly margined with grey. Flight feathers slate. Breast and belly grey. Bill black. Legs and feet yellow.

 


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