Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)

Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Ardeidae
Genus: Nyctanassa
Species: violacea

Regional

This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Big Pine Key, Florida
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Jackson, Mississippi
Luther, Oklahoma
Summerville, South Carolina
Austin, Texas (2 reports)
Houston, Texas (3 reports)
La Porte, Texas
Show all

Members' Notes:

0
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Dec 30, 2008, rntx22 from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

These things are EVERYWHERE in summer around the southeast Houston area along roadside ditches. I see them in the winter also but not as much. They have made a nest in a big oak tree at my parents house every summer.

BACK TO TOP