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JackieL

juvenile heron, Long Island NY

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Yeah, this one just keeps nagging at me. It seemed too large to be a Green Heron. But I guess that is the popular opinion. Thanks for the help.

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interesting... for me I was looking at the photos in a row looking down, in order thinking "night heron," "night heron," etc... til I got to the last one and then was like "wait a second..."
The posture and shape just look weird to me in all of the photos but all of the first ones the bird is turned a certain way and it makes the bill look different than it actually is. Fun...  HA.

Anyway...  this is what you see when you look at and zoom in on the last one... and just like that I can't imagine a night heron anymore withe that bill there... 

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I see hundreds of yellow crowned night herons in various stages of life,from chicks to adults,every year. That is not a yellow crowned,sorry. Immature Green heron for sure...

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