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Life of the Pond - White Faced Heron.

White Faced Heron.

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Other Names: Blue Crane.

Size: 66cm

First recorded as breeding in New Zealand in 1941 it is now the most common heron here.

Blue-grey plumage, white face, pale legs.

The Heron flies with its neck in a S shape and with deliberate downstrokes of its wings.

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