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The Predation on the Nestlings of Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger) by Black-Crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Sheikha Jheel, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India


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The Black-crowned Night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) belong to the family Ardeidae and distributed in Asia, Africa, Europe and America (Kushlan, 1978). Black-crowned Night heron stand on the water edges and wait to ambush prey mostly at night or early morning, and remains inactive during the day and rest on the trees (Ali and Repley, 1968). Black-crowned Night heron mainly feed during night (Delacour and Jabouille, 1931).
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Khursid A. Khan
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  • The Predation on the Nestlings of Little Cormorant (Microcarbo niger) by Black-Crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) in Sheikha Jheel, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Khursid A. Khan
Department of Wildlife Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

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The Black-crowned Night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) belong to the family Ardeidae and distributed in Asia, Africa, Europe and America (Kushlan, 1978). Black-crowned Night heron stand on the water edges and wait to ambush prey mostly at night or early morning, and remains inactive during the day and rest on the trees (Ali and Repley, 1968). Black-crowned Night heron mainly feed during night (Delacour and Jabouille, 1931).

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