Most dominant birds were house crow, Corvus splendens (n=2518), house sparrow, Passer domesticus (n=772), common myna, Acridotheres tristis (n=327), black-crowned night heron
, Nycticorax nycticorax (n=190) and jungle babbler, Turdoides striatus (n=186), and the least dominant pied kingfisher Ceryle rudis (one); their relative abundance is represented in Table I.
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).
Social foraging and feeding environment of the black-crowned night heron
. Bird Behav., 9:94-102.
The bird species that appeared most consistently was Black-crowned Night Heron
Brett Carre, an interpretive ranger and natural resource specialist, says that the extensive ivy and mirror bush growth has allowed Black-Crowned Night Herons
to nest on the island.
Paddling past a willow thicket, we both jump when a startled black-crowned night heron
erupts in a flurry of flapping wings and throaty gronks.
Black-crowned Night Heron
(Nycticorax nycticorax).--Woodruff (1907) quotes the following statement by E.W.
Other notable finds: American bittern, black-crowned night heron
, northern pintail, ruddy duck, black tern, whip-poor-will, yellow-bellied flycatcher, bobolink and vesper sparrow.
Breeding success of the Black-crowned Night Heron
in the St.
The species, the black-crowned night heron
and great cormorant, could be upgraded from threatened to endangered, State Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife spokesman Mark Latti said.
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.--Colonial Waterbirds 20: 505-517.
FAA should improve control of birds and wildlife near airports The victims could fill a novice bird-watcher's bucket list: blackpoll warbler, double-crested cormorant, American black duck, short-billed dowitcher, black-crowned night heron
, magnolia warbler, budgerigar and green-winged teal.