Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) (1) CONFIRMED
– Reported Oct 17, 2014 07:30 by Iain Rayner
– Ptbo – Water St., Peterborough, Ontario
– Comments: “Not the same bird. Juvenile, seen in same spot behind Battery shop. Brown back, lighter front, yellowish legs(not gangly). Large white spots on feathers on wings and back. Two toned beak, redish brown eye. Seen well, through binos from 40 ft.”

Juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron - Wikimedia

Juvenile Black-crowned Night-Heron – Wikimedia

Categories: Sightings

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.