Nyctanassa violacea


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Noun1.Nyctanassa violacea - North American night heronNyctanassa violacea - North American night heron    
night heron, night raven - nocturnal or crepuscular herons
genus Nyctanassa, Nyctanassa - American night herons
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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).
Recently, we documented the nesting of neotropic cormorant, tricolored egret, snowy egret, little blue heron, great egret, cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis), black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), yellow-crowned night-heron (Nyctanassa violacea), green heron (Butorides virescens), roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja), white ibis (Eudocymus albus), black-bellied whistling-duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis), snowy plovers (Charadrius alexandrinus), Wilson's plovers (C.
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