Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Vagrant Heron from Southern Europe and not confined to nocturnal activies! They can be active during the daytime as witnessed by the Thornton reservoir (Leics) bird of August 2013!

Night Heron Thornton res 2 8 13 100 iso IMG_1171

Night Heron Thornton res  2 8 13 100 iso IMG_1171



Night Heron looking upwards Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1224

Night Heron  looking upwards Thornton res 2 8 13   IMG_1224



Night Heron Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1174

Night Heron  Thornton res 2 8 13  IMG_1174



Night Heron walking Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1186

Night Heron walking Thornton res 2 8 13  IMG_1186



Night Heron Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1229

Night Heron  Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1229



Night Heron flight Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1140

Night Heron flight Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1140



Night Heron Thornton res 2 8 13 IMG_1214

Night Heron Thornton res  2 8 13  IMG_1214



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