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Central Park Regular

Photographer: TonyLG | Date taken: 11 Sep, 2016
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I do not know the name of this bird type. It allowed me to move in quite close hence the wide-angle look.

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  • Terry
    19 Jan 2017
    19:04
    Both young look similar so this is tricky but the black crowned night heron juvenile has the orange eyes.
  • Francesca
    17 Jan 2017
    14:16
    I'd go with American Bittern as well.
  • Chris
    10 Jan 2017
    18:26
    This is a juvenile Black-Crowned Night Heron (i.e., he was born in the spring). He will look like this until January. During his first summer (Feb-Aug) he will begin to look a bit more like an adult with a slatey grey cap (crown) and back. By next autumn he will look like an adult.
  • Judy
    10 Jan 2017
    15:22
    American Bittern
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