White-faced heron with white neck, Kaiaua

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Re: White-faced heron with white neck, Kaiaua

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Sat Sep 16, 2017 1:24 pm

No problem. And looking at it the other way, I'd rather be corrected than have the error mislead anyone, so good on you all for pointing it out.
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Re: White-faced heron with white neck, Kaiaua

Postby David Riddell » Sat Apr 06, 2019 10:28 am

Annette and I were at Matingarahi yesterday (just up the coast from Kaiaua) and spotted the bird below, which I suspect is the same one seen back in 2017. Definitely a very handsome individual, but clearly a white-faced heron in all other respects. We did have a bit of a hunt for it soon after it was first seen, nice to finally see it.
White-necked white-faced heron Matingarahi 05042019.JPG
White-necked white-faced heron Matingarahi 05042019.JPG (324.06 KiB) Viewed 56 times

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