Monday, July 17, 2017

Night heron in Tompkins Square

When the sun goes down and the hawks go to roost, the night heron comes out to play.  After years of sightings of the elusive black-crowned night heron in Tompkins Square Park, I finally had my chance Saturday night.  Around 9:15pm, my friend and I spotted it lurking in the Avenue A playground.


It was actively hunting rats, so I took some video: