Twilight Trappers

Black-crowned Night Heron

Nocturnal birds have adapted skills to help them navigate and forage in the dark. The Black-crowned Night Heron hunts at night in the same areas that other heron species hunt during the day. An animal that is active at dawn and dusk is called crepuscular.



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