Nycticorax nycticorax

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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)