Nyctanassa violacea (yellow-crowned night heron)
July 29, 2006
Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area, Long Island, New York
Yellow-crowned night heron with a crab (Nyctanassa violacea)
Cal Vornberger (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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