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"Black-crowned Night-Heron"
Black-crowned Night-Heron:    As its name suggests, the Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is noctornal, with its genus name "Nycticorax" meaning "night-croaker". The Night-Heron is found on every continent except Antarctica and Australia.

 
Columbia River near PDX, Portland, Oregon ...

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Black-crowned Night-Heron, roost, Columbia River near PDX, Portland, Oregon. Along 5th and Bridgeton, off of Marine Drive just west of Portland International Airport (PDX). Weather breezy and sunny. Bird was in the tree on the left and just visible on the right side of tree about half way up (white dot in tree about center of image). Image taken February 5, 2012. Sony superzoom HX100v.
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Black-crowned Night-Heron, Columbia River near PDX, Portland, Oregon. Along 5th and Bridgeton, off of Marine Drive just west of Portland International Airport (PDX). Weather breezy and sunny. Image taken February 5, 2012. Sony superzoom HX100v.


Hood River, Oregon ...

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Black-crowned Night-Heron, Nicols Basin, Hood River, Oregon. Sunny beautiful winter day. Image taken February 8, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.
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Black-crowned Night-Heron, Nichols Basin, Hood River, Oregon. Sunny beautiful winter day. Image taken February 8, 2013. Canon EOS 7d, 400mm.


Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

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Black-crowned Night-Heron. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken August 26, 2008.

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