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Related to Nycticorax: night heron, Black crowned night heron
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Noun1.Nycticorax - Old World night heronsNycticorax - Old World night herons    
bird genus - a genus of birds
Ardeidae, family Ardeidae - herons; egrets; night herons; bitterns
black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax - night heron of both Old and New Worlds
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De forma independiente, en todas las filogenias aparecen Butorides y Nycticorax como los generos mas primitivos, sin poder resolverse cual de los dos se relaciona mas con el ancestro comun del grupo, siendo posibles dos hipotesis: que la forma del ancestro fuese mas parecida a la de Butorides o que fuese mas parecida a la de Nycticorax.
Near-threatened Nankeen Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus hillii and Latham's Snipe Gallinago hardwickii were recorded at one reserve each.
The largest riverine fragment is within the Ebro Sotos and Galachos Nature Reserve 1537 ha, a Special Protection Area for Birds because it is important for sedentary, migrant, and breeding birds such as the night heron Nycticorax nycticorax.
Black-crowned Night-Herons (BCNH; Nycticorax nycticorax) increasingly occupy urban areas (e.
The Breeding Biology of the Cattle Egret Ardea ibis, the Little Egret Egretta garzette, the Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides, the Black-Crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax, the Purple Heron Ardea purpurea and the Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus, at the Lake Tonga, Algeria.
Swimming feeding by the night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus).
herodias and Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax fed during low tides after sunset in a salt marsh (Black and Collopy, 1982).
ARDEIDEAE 6 Nycticorax nycticorax - - - 7 Butorides striata - - - 8 Bubulcus ibis - X X 9 Ardea alba - - - VI.
2008: Nest site characteristics and nest densities of Ardieds (night heron: Nycticorax nycticorax, grey heron: Ardea cinerea, and little egret: Egretta garzetta) in the Nallihan Bird Sanctuary (Sariyar Reservoir, Ankara, Turkey).
Search Specles Lists Legend Dashboard LC map Pcdaymbus Pied-Billec Podicpedidae 26 LC podiceps Grebe Map Ardea Great Blue Ardeidae 25 LC herodias Heron map Botaurus American Ardeidae 25 LC lentinginosus Bittern map Butulcus ibis Ceate Egret Ardeidae 25 LC map Casmecodius Great Egret Ardeidae 25 LC albus map Ixobrychus Least Bittern Ardeidae 25 LC exlis map Nycticorax Black-Crowned Ardeidae 34 LC nycticcrox Night-Heron map Cathartes Turkey Cathartidae 35 LC aura Vulture map Falco Merlin Falconidae 35 LC cclumbarius map Falco American Falconidae 36 LC sparverous Kestrel map Accpiter Cooper's Hawk Accipitridae 36 LC cooporli map Accipiter North Goshawk Accipitridae 36 LC gentilis
It is augmented by a number of marsh and wetland birds, most notable were Porzana carolina (Sora) and Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-crowned Night Heron).