HERON, BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT
Summary information for HERON, BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT
Common Name HERON, BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT
Scientific Name NYCTICORAX NYCTICORAX HOACTLI
Status NONGAME, STATE RANK S3, GLOBAL RANK G5
Primary Habitat Association "Wetland matrix"
Preferred Habitat "Inhabit bottomland forest, marshes, shrubs, thickets, tall grass, upland orchards and second-growth timber. Close proximity to good foraging areas (marshy areas and pastures) is required."
Distribution "Uncommon transient, uncommon summer resident in southeast, rare elsewhere. Accidental winter resident *01*."
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, ANDREW, BATES, BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUCHANAN, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CHARITON, CLINTON, CRAWFORD, DAVIESS, HOLT, JACKSON, LINN, LIVINGSTON, MACON, MISSISSIPPI, NEWTON, NODAWAY, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PIKE, RALLS, RANDOLPH, RAY, SALINE, SCOTT, SHANNON, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STODDARD, VERNON, WAYNE

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