I was attending a business meeting the other day at a cafe in Beaconsfield and learnt that there were wetlands really close to the shopping strip there. Sure enough, as I walked back to the car park I discovered the wetland was right behind the car park. Naturally I couldn’t resist paying a short visit before heading back home.
Below is a white-faced heron that I was able to get relatively close to before it flew off. I was delighted to have that opportunity.
The White–faced Heron, Egretta novaehollandiae, is also known as the White-