WoRMS taxon details

Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

159121  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159121)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Bay of Fundy to north and eastern South America  
Distribution Caribbean; North America; Bay of Fundy to north and eastern South America [details]
WoRMS (2018). Nyctanassa violacea (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159121 on 2018-10-19
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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2011-04-27 09:01:37Z
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basis of record Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 24" (61 cm); Wingspan: 42" (107 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America; Bay of Fundy to north and eastern South America [details]

Reproduction Breeds from Massachusetts, Ohio, and Oklahoma south to Florida, Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Winters from the southern United States to the West Indies and Central America. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch geelkruinkwak  [details]
English yellow-crowned night-heronyellow-crowned night heron  [details]
French bihoreau violacé  [details]
German Krabbenreiher  [details]