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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Black-crowned Night-Herons coming your way!


Migration is starting and soon migrants will be flooding into the U.S. and Canada on their way to their breeding grounds. I photographed this Black-crowned Night-Heron yesterday on Sanibel, FL. This is a bird that occurs year round in many coastal areas of the U.S. but breeds in much of the country. So look for them soon arriving on their breeding grounds this spring. They are active mainly at night and can be found in marshes, lakes and streams. For more information see the new The Stokes Field Guide to Birds, Eastern or Western Region.

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