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rufous night heron or "brown crane," Nycticorax caledonicus

ayur (inh -)
yeli (minha -)
in Uw Oykangand and Uw Olkola
in Pakanh


Rufous night heron, Nycticorax caledonicus

The rufous night heron, Nycticorax caledonicus (family Ardeidae), is a brown heron with a black cap. It is mainly nocturnal. This heron is usually found about billabongs and in the forests surrounding rivers.

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