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  Black-crowned Night Heron (nesting)

 

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A Black-crowned Night Heron gathering sticks from a body of water to be used as nesting material.

 

In the breeding season, these birds sometimes have 1-8 slender, long, white, occipital breeding plumes, hanging from the back of the head.

 

  Black-crowned Night Heron (nesting)

 

  Black-crowned Night Heron (nesting)

 

Both the male and female build and maintain the nest. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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