Ruling the roost

By on June 7, 2018

Trees near the main entrances of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital have long been the chosen rookery of rare yellow-crowned night herons, but lately have been drawing more and more crowds of interested onlookers.

Here, photographer Travis Boyd captured an image of a male trying to find a mate. According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission website, they are on the state endangered species list and protected under the PA Wildlife Act.

Photo by Travis Boyd

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