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Black Crowned Night Heron

Categories: Down by the Bay and Lens Friends.

The black crowned night heron was sitting on a log in the turtle pond down by the Bay of Quinte. How patiently he sat there watching the water. I very quietly walked through the trees to the shore to get some closer photos.  He was perched on an old tree stump in a still pond just off from the bay. Through some Google searching I discovered that this heron is the most widespread around the world.  It is most active at night feeding in the same spots as other herons. His legs are shorter than other herons, and he has
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