Black-crowned Night-Heron
Nycticorax nycticorax
  (L 25" W 44" WT 1.9 lbs)
Found across much of the
world, except in the coldest
regions and Australasia.
Lake Kerkini
Greece
18May2015
The night heron is light and black-crowned.
Haunting wetlands, oft making no sound,
This fowl waylays small frogs,
Plus things creeping in bogs,
That in old and the new world abound..
(psh)