Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

 Adult Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Dana Point, Orange County, California. August 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

Adult Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Dana Point, Orange County, California. August 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

The Black-crowned Night-heron is one of my favorite birds to watch when in Orange County. This beautiful species can be seen in many birding hotspots, such as Dana Point Harbor, or the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary.

 Juvenile Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Dana Point, Orange County, California. August 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

Juvenile Black-crowned Night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Dana Point, Orange County, California. August 2016. Not baited. Not called in.

Love Nature.
Jonathan