Adult, in flight
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Family:||Heron (Ardeidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae)|
|This Photo:||🔍Immature, rear🔎|
Thank you Dianne Clarke for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, the Riverland and elsewhere
Tall, long yellow legs, white face, grey feathers, black beak, long grey neck.
Immature birds can be differentiated from adults by their rufous breast and less distinct border of the white face.