Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Nyctanassa violacea

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The yellow-crowned night heron (Nyctanassa violacea, formerly in the genus Nycticorax), is one of two species of night herons found in the Americas, the other one being the black-crowned night heron. It is known as the Bihoreau Violacé in French and the Pedrete Corona Clara in Spanish.

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  1. (c) roy pilcher, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/2289603
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-crowned_night_heron

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