Nankeen Night-Heron
Juvenile, standing
Murray Mallee Region
Nankeen Night-Heron
Juvenile, taking off
 
    
Nankeen Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Bird (Aves)
Order: Stork (Ciconiiformes)
Family: Heron (Ardeidae)
Species: Nankeen Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)
This Photo:     Juvenile, on one leg

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee Region

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 25-Oct-2011
This species is classed as EN (Endangered) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)