Nankeen Night-Heron
Juvenile, taking off
Murray Mallee Region
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
Nankeen Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Storks (Ciconiiformes)
Family: Heron (Ardeidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Nankeen Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus)
This Photo:     Adult

Thank you George Seagull for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Riverland and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2011
This species is classed as EN (Endangered) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)