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White-necked Heron , Pacific Heron
Ardea pacifica
White-necked (Pacific) Heron

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
White-necked (Pacific) Heron

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Australia
Bird Family :"Egrets and Herons"
Description :Uncommon in local area. Length 1m. Scarce during dry season. Eats insects, crustaceans, frogs and fish.
Typical Habitat :Moist pasture, reedy swamps and freshwater wetland.
Distribution :Moderately common Australia wide execpt arid interior.
Migration :Resident / migrant / non-breeding in local area. Main breeding season, September to February.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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