Genus Nyctanassa


Nyctanassa violacea - The Yellow-crowned Night Heron , also called the American Night Heron or squawk, is a fairly small heron, similar in appearance to the Black-crowned Night Heron. It is found throughout a large part of the Americas, especially in warmer coastal regions.

Order : Ciconiiformes
Family : Ardeidae
Genus : Nyctanassa