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Egretta novaehollandiae

White-faced Heron at Merimbula, NSW

Egretta novaehollandiae at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Nov 2019
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Identification history

Egretta novaehollandiae 7 Aug 2020 Peter

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A pair of White-faced Herons nested in a gumtree in a front yard in Wyeebo Street, Merimbula in September 2019. The chicks remained in the nest until November (when this photo was taken) and in the tree until December.

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   7 Aug 2020
Goodness, I bet not many people can boast of a heron nest in their yard.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 18 Nov 2019 02:06 PM Recorded on
  • Peter Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Nesting site

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