Heron - White Faced (Kotuku)
HabitatCommon all over NZ near waterways. Frequently seen eying up the local fish population from a convenient vantage points.
IdentificationA pretty bird with a characteristic white face and grey plumage everywhere else.
LinksWikipedia, NZBirds.com, TeAra Encyclopedia
SummaryAnother visitor from Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Caladonia White Faced Herons are easily the most common Herons in NZ.
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2 COMMENTS POSTED about Heron - White Faced (Kotuku)
Matt: (posted 2012-07-17 19:43:26)
I've only seen them a few times at the mouth of the Waikanae river
emily: (posted 2012-07-17 19:37:36)
What is the population