Egret food

To: "birding aus" <>, <>
Subject: Egret food
From: "Gemfyre" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2004 14:17:12 +0800
Yesterday at Herdsman Lake I observed a Great Egret stalk through the long grass, pounce and emerge with a skink about 20cm long.  It ate it and continued to hunt.  It caught 3 lizards while I watched it and possibly caught more after I left.
My question is actually about the lizard.  Anyone have any idea what species it might have been?
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