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Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea) searching for crayfish from its perch along the Francis Beidler Forest National Recreation Trail. Location is the Audubon Center at the Francis Beidler Forest, Four Holes Swamp, South Carolina. The trail is a 1.75-mile boardwalk that loops through the virgin, old-growth, blackwater swamp (photo by Mark Musselman).

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