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Amy Padgett

Clarkton, NC, USA


One of the parents is always at the nest and is visible on the left. One of the chicks is on the branch near the parent while its four other sibling chicks are still in the nest. There are five chicks, total. The parents have been very attentive and small piles of regurgitated, reddish crayfish have been visible on the nest, where the parents have regurgitated food for the chicks.


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Species: Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nest

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nest

One response to “Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nest”

  1. Texas Bird Family says:

    What a lovely nice!

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