This juvenile Yellow-crowned Night Heron was observed at Lemmon Lake in the Joppa Preserve area of the Great Trinity Forest. This is a young, newly independent bird—a product of this past spring’s breeding season.

Observations Details

CountyDallas
CityDallas
DateJun 24, 2012
Time of DayMorning
TemperatureWarm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
WeatherClear
HabitatRecreation-Park
Type of BehaviorHunting
GenderUncertain
MaturityJuvenile
ObserverChris Jackson

One Reply to “Yellow-crowned Night Heron – Juvenile”

  1. We have a pair of Juvenile’s nesting in a tree in front of our home in Richardson Texas who love to eat bugs out of my front flower bed. Have pictures but can’t seem to be able to post.

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