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Black Crowned Night Heron | by cuatrok77
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Black Crowned Night Heron

FIELD MARKS- Adults have a black crown and back with the remainder of the body white or grey, red eyes, and short yellow legs. Immature birds have dull grey-brown plumage on their heads, wings, and backs, with numerous pale spots. Their underparts are paler and streaked with brown. The young birds have orange eyes and duller yellowish-green legs.

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Taken on September 16, 2012