Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Out in open, this juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron seemed undecided about his next move. During the day it is more common to see them tucked at a pond or stream shoreline, or in a tree. Perhaps risky for him but it made a nice photograph for me.

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

Human presence or maybe an alligator swimming by urged him to go. He landed in some trees across the pond. I could still see him but he was in a more protected spot.

Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Juvenile Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

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