yellow-crowned night heron

(redirected from Nycticorax violaceus)
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Related to Nycticorax violaceus: Nyctanassa
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Noun1.yellow-crowned night heron - North American night heronyellow-crowned night heron - North American night heron    
night heron, night raven - nocturnal or crepuscular herons
genus Nyctanassa, Nyctanassa - American night herons
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yellow-crowned night-heron, Nycticorax violaceus, Watts 1988).
sabanensis was collected from wild birds Anas discors, Pluvialis squatarola, Butorides striatus, Egretta caerulea and Nycticorax violaceus from the same localities.