I rarely see Black-crowned Night Herons in flight. These two soared over the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center on their way to landing in the wetland center’s marshy vegetation.

Black-crowned Night Heron - In Flight

Black-crowned Night Heron - In Flight

Black-crowned Night Heron - In Flight

Black-crowned Night Heron - In Flight

Black-crowned Night Heron - In Flight

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Seagoville
Date May 5, 2013
Time of Day Midmorning
Temperature Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Flying
Gender Mixed
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Black-crowned Night Heron Observation Location