White-Faced Heron at Long Reef Headland, NSW

A White-Faced Heron tiptoes across the bizarre landscape of Long Reef Headland on the New South Wales coast of Australia.  The bird shakes the seaweed with its toes, dislodging worms and small fish which it then eats.

Here’s a still photo:

White-Faced Heron

Common name: White-Faced Heron

Scientific name: Ardea novaehollandiae

Approximate length: 70 cm

Date spotted: 23 March 2014

Season: Late Summer

Location: Long Reef Headland, New South Wales, Australia

Latitude/longitude: 33°44’15.2″S, 151°18’44.1″E


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Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

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