Avian drama - Nankeen night heron

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Subject: Avian drama - Nankeen night heron
From: Fleur Leary <>
Date: Sun, 1 Nov 2020 04:46:24 +0000
Commonwealth Park this afternoon I heard some currawongs calling and beak clacking. On a closer look I noticed a pair of currawongs swooping something in a tree. I assume they have a nest there but I couldn't see it as the tree has thick foliage. Then I saw a large beaked bird with a light belly. At first I thought it was a kookaburra but through the leaves I could make out two Nankeen night herons. The tree is the one closest to the back corner of Stage 88 on the Nerang pool side. 

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