This is a pair of Black-crowned Night Herons photographed at a Beaver Pond in Carrollton, Texas. Later in the day the two in this picture were seen with a recently fledged juvenile night heron. The juvenile was certainly there earlier in the day but remained unseen.

Black-crowned Night Heron - Beaver Pond

Black-crowned Night Heron - Beaver Pond

Black-crowned Night Heron - Beaver Pond

Observations Details

County Denton
City Carrollton
Date May 17, 2013
Time of Day Morning
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Overcast
Habitat Residential-Single Family
Type of Behavior Congregating
Gender Mixed
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Black-crowned Night Heron Observation Location