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Yellow-crowned Night-Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)
Linnaeus, 1758. 6 subspecies recognized, here is shown bancrofti.
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Juvenile
"Dirty" greyish brown. Streaked underparts. Orange iris and pale legs. Very similar to juvenile Nycticorax nycticorax, but this one is more spotted, the brown tends less to grey, iris tends to yellow and the bill is thinner.
Tarcoles river, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, Neotropical Region
Date: 6 july 2010
Author: Alex García
Acknowledgements: Luis Campos
 
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