Nycticorax nycticorax


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Noun1.Nycticorax nycticorax - night heron of both Old and New WorldsNycticorax nycticorax - night heron of both Old and New Worlds
night heron, night raven - nocturnal or crepuscular herons
genus Nycticorax, Nycticorax - Old World night herons
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Contracaecum microcephalum (Rudolphi, 1809) para el huaco comun (Nycticorax nycticorax (Linnaeus, 1758)) de Junin y Puno; Contracaecum osculatum Rudolphi, 1802 para los otarios Arctocephalus australis (Zimmermann, 1783) y Otaria flavescens (Shaw, 1800).
Heavy metal concentrations in diet and livers of black-crowned night heron Nycticorax nycticorax and grey heron Ardea cinerea chicks from Pyeongtaek, Korea.
A) Condicion plesiomorfica similar a la forma actual de Butorides virescens; B) Condicion plesiomorfica similar a la forma de Nycticorax nycticorax. El area del elipsoide central sin relleno en los adultos esta en proporcion directa a la raiz cubica del peso corporal y el elipsoide sombreado representa la talla de la especie menor.
Non-target species captured included three unknown sex black-crowned night herons Nycticorax nycticorax, two female blue-winged teal Anas discors, and two unknown sex painted turtles Chrysemys picta (Table 2).
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. In addition, it is a part of two European Sites of Community Importance.
Black-crowned Night-Herons (BCNH; Nycticorax nycticorax) increasingly occupy urban areas (e.g., Kelly et al, 2006) but it is unclear if such areas provide suitable breeding habitats because anthropogenic disturbance potentially disrupts BCNH breeding (Tremblay and Ellison, 1979; Parsons and Burger, 1982).
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.
The cosmopolitan black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) exhibits a wide range of foraging behaviors including bill vibrating, hovering, plunging, and swimfeeding (Kushlan, 1976).
herodias and Black-crowned Night Herons Nycticorax nycticorax fed during low tides after sunset in a salt marsh (Black and Collopy, 1982).
Rostratula benghalensis (Greater Painted Snipes), Anas clypeata (Northern Shoveler), Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon), Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck), Gallinura chloropus (Common Moorhen), Larus brunnicephalus (Brown Headed Gull), Anas querquedula (Gargeney), Tringa stagnatilis (Marsh Sandpiper), Fulica atra (Common Coot), Tringa totanus (Common Redshank), Dendrocygna bicolor (Fulvous Whistling Duck), Anas acuta (Northern Pintail), Todorna ferruginea (Ruddy Shelduck), Nycticorax nycticorax (Black-Crowned Night Heron), Vanellus cinereus (Grey-headed Lapwing), Netta rufina (Red-Crested Pochard), and Anas strepera (Gadwall).