Black Crowned Night Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
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2004 Photograph, Black Crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), National Zoo, Washington, D.C. © 2020.
The National Zoo has a colony of about 400 Herons that arrive in February and March every year to nest in the trees around the Bird House.
Jian Zhe Li

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