The night heron.
night heron definition by Webster's New World
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any of several herons most active at night or twilight
night heron definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of several nocturnal or crepuscular herons of the genera Nycticorax, Nyctanassa, or Gorsachius, especially Nycticorax nycticorax, found almost worldwide.
night heron definition by Wiktionary
(plural night herons)
- Any of the nocturnal species of herons of the genera Nycticorax, Nyctanassa, and Gorsachius.