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Black Crowned or Yellow Crowned Heron (juvenile/first winter?)


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#1 The Wild Side

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:10 PM

Southern California coastal wetlands.

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#2 TheBillyPilgrim

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:32 PM

Black-crowned, due to extensive yellow on the mandible.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:35 PM

Yes, I agree its a Black Crowned, and a great picture too by the way.

#4 The Wild Side

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:37 PM

Thank you.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 03:34 AM

Superb!
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