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Night Heron in flight
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Image details:  
Image Description: Night Heron in flight
Image notes: One of the only seven ever seen in Shetland, photographed on the 3rd of June
Species in Image: Night Heron
Date: 1981
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00428

General details:  
Common Name Night Heron
Latin Name Nyticorax nyticroax
Latin Group Name Ciconiiformes
Latin Family Name Ardeidae
Common Family Name Bitterns, Egrets and Herons
Description Very rare migrant from Europe; only seven sightings from Shetland. Bobby spotted this one near Mid-Yell. Found on almost all continents.
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