Re: Rufous Night-heron roosts

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Subject: Re: Rufous Night-heron roosts
From: "Robert Berry" <>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 1998 18:44:37 +1000
Hi Jill and all

Nankeen Night-heron can often be found around Mordialloc Creek in
South-East Melbourne where they roost in Californian Cypress trees. One
overhangs Nepean Highway and thousands of cars per day pass within a few
metres and very few know its there. The odd motorist would need to wash
their windscreen.

Melbourne, Vic.

> From: Jill Dening <>
> I have just realised that the three roosts of Rufous Night-herons, of
> I am aware, in our region........are ALL in massive mango trees.
> What do they use in places where there are no mango trees?
> Jill Dening
> Sunshine Coast, Qld

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