Black Crowned Night Heron

Black Crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax

Physical features:
20 to 28 inches, black back, white belly, gray wings and tail.

Habitat:
Ponds and marshes

Diet:
Mostly fish

Fun facts:
Normally perch with their head tucked up into their shoulders.  When they stretch out their neck they look like an entirely different bird.