FW: ID suggestions

To: 'Canberra birds' <>
Subject: FW: ID suggestions
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2021 23:20:45 +0000

Oops. That should be wings, not winds.


From: Philip Veerman [
Sent: Thursday, 14 October, 2021 1:22 PM
To: 'Canberra birds'
Subject: FW: [Canberrabirds] ID suggestions


Certainly is. The two-tone grey winds are distinctive. When they are settled in flight they pull their head back.




From: Canberrabirds [ On Behalf Of Mark Clayton via Canberrabirds
Sent: Thursday, 14 October, 2021 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [Canberrabirds] ID suggestions


I agree with Martin, a White-faced Heron.


On 14/10/2021 12:00 pm, Martin Butterfield via Canberrabirds wrote:

My guess would be White-faced Heron




On Thu, 14 Oct 2021 at 11:46, Stan Jarzynski via Canberrabirds <> wrote:

Any ideas what this rather large bird is?

Seen at Tharwa Sandwash.



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