013 Black-crowned Night Heron

The Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) is about 63 cm long bird. It has black crown, white back and underparts, pale grey wings, thick black bill, red eyes, and yellow legs. They are found in the wetlands almost all over the globe except in very cold regions. The Black-crowned Night Herons are night hunters and seen waiting patiently for their prey at the edge of water.