Fwd: W faced heron

To: birding aus <>
Subject: Fwd: W faced heron
From: Russell Woodford <>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 11:55:58 +1100
Any ideas on this observation?


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From: "alfred piper" <>
Date: 2 December 2005 11:44:05 AM
To: <>
Subject: W faced heron

Noticed a white faced heron that looked as if it been held by the legs and dipped in black paint down to breast and middle of the back......wings .tail and legs normal is this a form of mating plumage .....tame ...on my lawn and roof

regards a piper
central coast .....nsw

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