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An immature night heron (black or yellow-crowned?) photographed in a tidal creek at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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Kenneth Keifer is a photographer and media producer living in Mooresville, Indiana. He will photograph just about anything beautiful or interesting but dramatic landscapes, national parks, lighthouses, floral, and wildlife are some of his favorite subjects. You can learn more about Ken here or here

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  • Kenneth Keifer
    Kenneth Keiferalmost 3 years ago

    I am reasonably sure this is an immature night heron. But is it a black-crowned or yellow-crowned? Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
    BTW, I am think it is the back-crowned variety but am uncertain???

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