Black-Crowned Night Heron
|Copyright: Manyee Desandies (manyee)
|Date Taken: 2013-03-08|
|Camera: Canon Powershot SX230IS|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2013-03-10 14:33|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
You can see a picture of a juvenile here.
With a range that spans five continents, including much of North America, the Black-crowned Night-Heron is the most widespread heron in the world. It is most active at dusk and at night, feeding in the same areas that other heron species frequent during the day.
Young Black-crowned Night-Herons often disgorge their stomach contents when disturbed. This habit makes it easy to study its diet.
The Black-crowned Night-Heron may nest in the same tree with ibises or other herons.
Adult Black-crowned Night-Herons apparently do not distinguish between their own young and those from other nests, and will brood chicks not their own.
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- [2013-03-10 15:28]
Perfect timing which makes a great attitude. Great compo too.
So, it's a very good picture despite of quite dull colors.
Great timing and composition.
Beautiful bird and good details.
Thanks for sharing.
- [2013-03-11 4:05]
Very nice photo of this landing Night-heron. Great timing in fine sharpness and beautiful natural colours. Excellent composition.
- [2013-03-11 4:26]
A superb action shot of the Black-crowned Night heron coming in to land. Great POV taken with fine sharpness and light management. Nice to see the crest and red eyes from this distance.
Thanks and have a good week,
Good photograph of Black-crowned Night Heron, good sharpness, good composition, good background.