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Large Bird in Conifer

Observed: 16th February 2013 By: Craig HoptonCraig Hopton’s reputation in BirdsCraig Hopton’s reputation in Birds
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I saw this bird in Edinburgh Zoo, but it's definitely not one of the zoo specimens. It was resting, perhaps sleeping, in a conifer overlooking the sea lion pool.

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ophrys's picture

Nycticorax

Edinburgh Zoo has free-flying Night Herons...the ring on the leg is a clue.

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Mydaea's picture

Certainly a night heron.

Certainly a night heron.