Black-crowned Night-Heron

The Night Heron is the most common of herons, appearing on every continent but Australasia and Antarctica.Black - Crownerd Night Heron

A highly social bird, the night heron nests in large colonies.

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Males and females incubate the eggs, and work together with brooding duties.Black-Crowned Night Heron

Night-Herons are most active at night,

Black Crowned Night Heron and the pair is monogamous.

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    1. Your photos are wonderfulI and I look forward to seeing them each week. The Night Herron is absolutely beautiful!! I was surprised to learn that they are monogamous. The dictionary says monogamy is the practice of being married to one person at a time. Is this rare or is it common among birds?

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      1. About 90 percent of birds are monogamous. But only a very few – like puffins, whooping cranes, california condors and bald eagles mate for life. Most are together for a mating season…which for many songbirds is two broods of babies.


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