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|Subject:||Possible white-necked heron|
|From:||tlann rail via Canberrabirds <>|
|Date:||Sat, 24 Jun 2023 12:03:48 +0000|
My husband and I were just leaving Spence today (Saturday) to go to Yass and spotted a heron just after we turned right from Kingsford Smith drive into Kuringai Drive. It was picking through the newly mown grass. There was a culvert/vegetated storm water drain nearby.
It had a white head and neck but the wings were dark. I thought it looked smaller than a white faced heron but my husband disagrees. Nevertheless, when we checked our field guide, we both agreed that it most resembled a white necked heron. There was only one that we could see. We didn’t stop as we had traffic behind us.
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