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Pugsley Creek Park, Bronx, NY

Nest with at least two Yellow-crowned Night Herons, barely visible. I had to wait for the wind to create openings in the trees to see into the nest. Unfortunately, the two adults who built this nest moved it from an unsuccessful location which would have been closer and had no obstructions, whatsoever.

These may be the first documented YCNH hatches in the Bronx in many years. They seem to have had a rookery here for at least several years, but this park is generally not visited by birders who would notice.

Canon EOS 7D
1/400s f/14.0 at 800.0mm iso3200 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time05-Jul-2012 08:03:27
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length800 mm
Exposure Time1/400 sec
ISO Equivalent3200
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Metering Mode
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Focus Distance44.400 m

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