Thursday, August 22, 2013

Inside Baras Bird Sanctuary

These photos were taken during my recent trip to Tacurong. The city's most famed tourist spot, the Baras Bird Sanctuary.

Black Crowned Night Heron

Adults are approximately 64 cm (25 in) long and weigh 800 g (28 oz). They have a black crown and back with the remainder of the body white or grey, red eyes, and short yellow legs. They have pale grey wings and white under parts. Two or three long white plumes, erected in greeting and courtship displays, extend from the back of the head. The sexes are similar in appearance although the males are slightly larger.


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