Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)  Synonyms: YCNH.

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A Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

Yellow-crowned Night-Herons nesting in Baltimore, Maryland (3/29/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A pair of Yellow-crowned Night-Herons in Baltimore, Maryland (3/31/2012). Photo by Wendy Crowe. (MBP list)

An adult Yellow-crowned Night-Heron on its nest in Baltimore City, Maryland (3/29/2014). Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2014). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Calvert Co., Maryland (7/29/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/24/2012). Photo by Dan Haas. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/30/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/12/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A nesting pair of Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Baltimore City, Maryland (3/29/2017). Photo by Emily Carter Mitchell. (MBP list)

A Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/9/2015). Photo by Wendy Alexander. (MBP list)

A juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

An adult Yellow-crowned Night-Heron feeding on an introduced Procambarus clarkii in Silver Spring, Maryland (8/4/2012). Despite our over-arching concerns about non-native crayfish, there are no complaints from local Yellow-crowned Night-Herons. Photo by Stephen Davies. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron preying on a Red Swamp Crayfish in Kent Co., Maryland (7/11/2015). Photo by Jeff Culler. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron with a crayfish in Howard Co., Maryland (4/21/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

An immature Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in flight over Smith Island, Somerset Co., Maryland (8/7/2010). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Yellow-crowned Night-Heron eating a crab at Fort Desoto, Florida (6/5/2011). Photo by Dan Irizarry. (MBP list)

Yellow-crowned Night-Herons with nestlings in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/9/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron nestlings in Baltimore City, Maryland (6/14/2015). Photo by Jeff Culler. (MBP list)

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Herons in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/27/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Yellow-crowned Night-Heron in Harford Co., Maryland (9/3/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)


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