Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) (1)
– Reported Aug 25, 2017 15:05 by Ben Taylor
– Peterborough–Meadowvale Park, Peterborough, Ontario
– Comments: “Squat heron with black back and a light coloured plume feather standing on a log in plain sight.”

On August 28, I came across this juvenile Black-crowned Night Heron in Meadowvale Park, just north of Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School on Armour Road.  Carl Welbourn 

Black-crowned Night Heron – juvenile – August 28, 2017 – Carl Welbourn

Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.