what kind of bird

by alice ware
(corpus christi ,texas, US)

big bird

big bird

Saw this bird in a tree in my yard. Can you

tell me what kind it is? It makes a very loud

Great shot! Is the sound a loud whistle? Possibly a migrating Upland Sandpiper.

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Sep 27, 2010
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
by: Susan

Gigi, you may well be right. The juvenile Yellow-Crowned Night Heron looks like this bird.

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night Heron

Sep 27, 2010
by: gigi

yes it does have features
of a heron but does not
seem to have the same beak!!!!!
I was looking in one of my books
and it looks like a
Yellow Crowned Night Heron
Check it out and let me know
if that's what it is????

Sep 27, 2010

doesn't look like the gray herons we have on the
beach. he makes a loud screeching sound. i have
never seen a bird like this around here or in any

Sep 27, 2010
by: jill

It looks like a Grey Heron.

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