Morning’s Heronry

Nycticorax nycticoraxJust before Bush Terminal Park opened yesterday morning, we had a trifecta of herons. There were three Black-crowned Night Herons (Nycticorax nycticorax) the adult above, and two juveniles.Nycticorax nycticoraxOne of the youngsters stuck around as parent and sibling (?) flew off “kwoking” to this Cottonwood:Populus deltoidesThis tree also hosted a Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) — barely seen at center left — and, presently, this Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea):Nyctanassa violacea.

3 Responses to “Morning’s Heronry”


  1. 1 Lisa August 31, 2015 at 6:28 am

    love that place! Have you seen the pair of Ravens there?


  1. 1 Young Night-herons | Backyard and Beyond Trackback on September 17, 2015 at 12:44 pm

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