Re: Sunbaking Nankeen Night Herons

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Subject: Re: Sunbaking Nankeen Night Herons
From: David Burren <>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 22:35:05 +1100
> Peter Fuller wrote;
> "Aren't these birds supposed to prefer the shady gleam of night? Has anyone
> ever observed a Nankeen Night Heron in broad day light like mentioned above?
> "

I've observed them during daylight hours trying to get IN to the flight
aviaries at both Melbourne and Perth Zoos.  I think they wanted to join
the ones inside getting free feeds...
David Burren
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