WHITE-FACED HERON FACTS
The White-faced Heron is light blue-grey heron with a white face. Young birds have less white on the face. Adults have yellow legs and juveniles have greenish yellow legs.
anywhere where there is water - tidal mudflats, grasslands, parks and gardens
fish, insects and amphibians. In cities and suburban areas it and sometimes eats fish from goldfish ponds.
the nest is an untidy structure of sticks built in a tree. Lays 3-4 eggs.
throughout the mainland and Tasmania
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||White-faced Heron|
Relatives in same Genus
Little Egret (E. garzetta)
Intermediate Egret (E. intermedia)
Reef Heron (E. sacra)