new heron

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Subject: new heron
From: Goodfellow <>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 08:49:17 +0930
Re Niven's  last note
I know immature Pied Herons have white on the bend of the wing - it's
actually illustrated in 'Birds of Australia's Top End'.

2. In reference to other ?recent? unusual herons ? the note that
Denise posted some time ago (2000) regarding herons she considered to
be likely White-necked x Pied hybrids were immature Pied. They were a
little scatty looking around the head, but the error was in
considering that the white on the bend of the wing indicated White-
necked. The size (?a little larger than Pied?) is subjective and
cannot preclude Pied. The ?dark? tibia also does not preclude Pied.  I

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