black-crowned night heron

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Related to black-crowned night heron: Green Heron, yellow-crowned night heron
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: night heron - night heron of both Old and New Worldsblack-crowned night heron - 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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I says to myself I've botched my chances by that; I surely have, if he meets up with Hal Clayton.
Having the natural feelings of a tradesman at finding that a job he should have been called in for had been unskilfully botched by his customers among themselves, he was disposed to say no.
He assumes that Christianity, as a product of the resentment of the botched and the weak, has put in ban all that is beautiful, strong, proud, and powerful, in fact all the qualities resulting from strength, and that, in consequence, all forces which tend to promote or elevate life have been seriously undermined.
Relocation of a large black-crowned night heron colony in southern California.
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.
Simmons said ducks, mergansers, black-crowned night heron, great-blue heron and osprey are the primary predators at the Sandwich hatchery while ducks, gulls and great blue herons are the primary culprits at McLaughlin.
The species seen most reliably and in greatest numbers were Black-crowned Night Heron (Fig.
The agency has also gunned down the brown-headed cowbird, boat-tailed grackle, common raven, American crow, fish crow and waterfowl and wading birds that relish the coastal wetlands neighboring Kennedy, such as the wood duck, bufflehead, American wigeon, semipalmated plover, sanderling, least sandpiper, black-crowned night heron, great egret and cattle egret, according to Port Authority records.
1997: Comparative nest site selection and breeding success in 2 sympatric Ardieds, black-crowned night heron Nycticorax nycticorax and little egret Egretta garzetta in the Axios delta, Mecidonia, Greece.
On the contrary, few other species such as black-crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax), purple heron (Ardea purpurea), kentish plover (Charadrius alexandrinus), common sandpiper (Actitis hypoleucos) and gull-billed tern (Sterna nilotica) recorded during present study were not reported previously by Ali (2007).
Hancock and Kushlan (1984) report that the Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath Cretzschmar, 1827), Black Heron (Egretta ardesiaca Wagler, 1827), Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor Statius Muller, 1776), and Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax Linnaeus, 1758) also exhibit feeding territoriality.