black-crowned night heron

black-crowned night heron
noun Date: 1844 a widely distributed night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) having a black crown and back, gray wings, and white underparts

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  • night heron — any of several thick billed, crepuscular or nocturnal herons of the genus Nycticorax and related genera, as N. nycticorax (black crowned night heron), of the Old and New Worlds, and Nyctanassa violacea (yellow crowned night heron), of America.… …   Universalium

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