george frimel

tree dweller. about the size of a large owl. straight bill medium thickness dark colored. black head with stripes straight back from the bill thru the eyes. a white crown in the middle of the head with a tassels or hair like features pointing straight back. very striking. body was gray with long light colored legs like a shore bird.

Appears to be gathering nesting materials but I have only see one bird.

Comments for george frimel

Click here to add your own comments

Apr 20, 2013
george frimel NEW
by: george frimel

I found a better pic of a yellow crowned night heron in breeding phase and it is a great match. thanks to all that lead me in the right direction.

Apr 19, 2013
george frimel NEW
by: Anonymous

It looks close to it but the eye stripe went from the bill thru the eye and the head was more cardinal shaped and black. A cold front came thru last night so I have not seen him today.

Apr 19, 2013
george frimel NEW
by: Anonymous

I'll check my book and let you know.

Apr 19, 2013
George Frimel NEW
by: Diane from Limoges,Ontario

Could it be a Night-Heron?


Diane

Apr 19, 2013
WHERE? NEW
by: Anonymous

sorry. Pasadena texas. on the Texas coast. In retrospect, it looks like a marsh bird.

Apr 18, 2013
Where? NEW
by: Susan

Where did you see this bird? (location helps in trying to identify it.)

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Bird in central Maine

    May 28, 17 03:37 PM

    Had a beautiful song with it

    Read More

  2. Ms.Dee.

    May 28, 17 03:36 PM

    Just set a bird house and two of these birds live in it now.They sure do sing do beautiful.Would like to know what kind of bird so that I can have the

    Read More

  3. NC TOP notch bird

    May 28, 17 03:33 PM

    This bird is gray with a light Tan breast. It had a TOP notch and is smaller than a red bird. I saw it in the yard but I don't know the name of the type

    Read More