Black-crowned night herons (BCNH)* appear to be everywhere these days, especially out from under the ferry dock on Fishers Island.

At about three years of age, this heron sports its “adult plumage”.

’Tis the breeding season, with two long, white plumes flitting in the breeze.

*Silver eel Cove

From the Field, Video Snippet, Justine Kibbe, April 11, 2019