Night trippin'

September 30, 2013 1:00 PM

Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

juvenile yellow-crowned night heron

While feeding on earthworms after an early evening shower, a young, yellow-crowned night heron struts across the lawn in front of Gibson Hall on the Tulane University uptown campus. Night herons live in colonies called rookeries, and can be spotted throughout the New Orleans area.

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Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000