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.

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Apr 20, 2013
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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
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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
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by: Anonymous

I'll check my book and let you know.

Apr 19, 2013
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by: Diane from Limoges,Ontario

Could it be a Night-Heron?


Diane

Apr 19, 2013
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by: Anonymous

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

Apr 18, 2013
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by: Susan

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

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