Daily Archives: August 28, 2013

Teaser Re-Answered

The mystery bird from yesterday’s Teaser was a toughie!   As far as we could tell at first, it was  a young Black-crowned Night Heron — one of three we saw at DeKorte that day. We had never seen Yellow-crowned Night Herons (adult or juvies) at DeKorte, so when we saw them we assumed they were BCNHs.  Never assume! It’s makes an ass of me and me, or something like that.

Congrats to all who ID’d the YCNH correctly! Full photo follows. Great ID explanation by Rick Wright is in the comment field.  (Thanks to all!) Continue reading