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Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax nycticorax   - Chicks in nest
Black-crowned Night Heron
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Kakaria Zoo, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Date : 30 April 2013
English synonyms:Black-crowned Night-Heron, Blackcrowned Night Heron, Black-capped Night Heron, Common Night Heron, Night Heron
Bird Family :Ardeidae - Egrets, Herons & Bitterns
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :In Ahmedabad, the zoo is near to Kakaria Lake. It is very big lake lying within the city. We saw many birds roaming in the zoo. On one tree we saw the nest of a Black-crowned Night Heron with three chicks inside. They were making noise to get food from their mother. - PM