Class: Aves, Family: Ardeidae
Species: Nycticorax nycticorax
Common Name: Black-crowned Night-Heron
Description: Resident Breeder. This species is nocturnal, they roost in old palm groves during the day and flock to coastal feeding areas soon after sunset.
Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Birds of Dilmun (2014)