Unusual heron and lots of godwits at Murray Lagoon Rockhampton_email 1 o
Laurie Knight <>
Unusual heron and lots of godwits at Murray Lagoon Rockhampton_email 1 of 3
Sonja Ross <>
Sat, 2 Jan 2016 08:12:22 +0000
This bird has been discussed on the Australian Bird Identification page in
November, without absolute conclusion! The choices seemed to be between
Little Egret and White-faced Heron or even a cross between the two!
On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 6:54 PM, Laurie Knight <>
> Perhaps it is a Little Egret that is crossed with something grey or that
> has copped a dose of grey paint …
> Regards, Laurie.
> On 2 Jan 2016, at 5:18 pm, Gary Kane <> wrote:
> > Dear team
> > I have just come back from playing with my new scope at the lagoons
> > the Botanic Gardens at Rockhampton and can report spectacular birdlife.
> > I have attached a photo of a heron I could not identify, any assistance
> > would be appreciated.
> > There were also 40+ godwits. I have attached two pretty poor photos to
> > separate emails. Again, assistance with identification if possible would
> > be appreciated. I thought black-tailed..
> > Thanks. Gary.
> > Gary Kane
> > (07) 3846 5965; 0412 423 023
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