Nyctanassa


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Noun1.Nyctanassa - American night heronsNyctanassa - American night herons    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
Nyctanassa violacea, yellow-crowned night heron - North American night heron
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Nyctanassa violacea "huaco de corona amarilla", presente en la vegetacion de totorales muy cerca al espejo de agua.
Eight endemic taxa of land birds breed on Socorro: Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, Nyctanassa violacea gravirostris; Socorro Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis socorrensis; Socorro Ground-dove, Columbinapasserina socorroensis; Socorro Parakeet, Psitacara holochlorus; Socorro wren, Troglodytes sissonii; Socorro Mockingbird, Mimus graysoni; Tropical Parula, Setophaga pitiayumi graysoni; and Socorro Towhee, Pipilo socorroensis (= Pipilo maculatus socorroensis) (Brattstrom 1990); and an endemic lizard, Urosaurus auriculatus.
In the State of Rio Grande do Sul, 13 species are recorded Botauras pinnatus (Wagler, 1829), Ixobrychus involucris (Vieillot, 1823), Nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus, 1758), Butorides striata (Linnaeus, 1758), Bubulcus ibis (Linnaeus, 1758), Ardea cocoi Linnaeus, 1766, Egretta thula (Molina, 1782), Syrigma sibilatrix (Temminck, 1824), Ixobrychus exilis (Gmelin, 1789), Tigrisoma lineatum (Boddaert, 1783), Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758), Egretta caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758), and Ardea alba Linnaeus, 1758 (Bencke et al., 2010).
Dos pichones recien nacidos de Guanaba Real (Nyctanassa violacea), especie no incluida en el estudio por el pequeno tamano de muestra alcanzado, tuvieron las siguientes medidas: peso: 22 y 34.5g; tarso: 13.6 y 20.7mm; y tarso: 13.8 y 19.8mm.
tricolor (Muller), tricolored heron I R Ixobrychus exilis (Gmelin), least bittern I R Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus), S R yellow-crowned night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus), I R black-crowned night-heron Family Threskiornithidae (ibises) Eudocimus albus (Linnaeus), white ibis S R Plegadis chihi (Vieillot), white-faced ibis I R P.
In this study only egg predators were quantitatively assessed, although hatchlings en route to the ocean were also consumed by predators, such as raccoons, ghost crabs, and night herons, Nyctanassa violacea and Nycticorax nycticorax.
glabra), reptiles (Iguana iguana) y aves (Anas platyrhynchos diazi, Ardea alba, Ardea herodias, Chloroceryle americana, Dendrocygna autumnalis, Nyctanassa violacea y Phalacrocorax brasilianus).
Expansion of the distribution of Nyctanassa violacea (Ardeidae: Aves) in Peru