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Egretta novaehollandiae

1 White-faced Heron at suppressed

Egretta novaehollandiae at suppressed - 7 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Egretta novaehollandiae 11 Jan 2021 Illilanga
Unidentified 10 Jan 2021 bigears

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Author's notes

Observed 4 white-faced heron chicks in and around their twiggy nest over 7 day period till they fledged. Nest on eucalypt branch about 15 metres high.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 7 Jan 2021 08:07 AM Recorded on
  • bigears Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
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