Wednesday, 12 October 2011

White-necked Heron

My wife rang me on her way home this evening after she spotted a White-necked Heron feeding in the swamp on Lake Connewarre Game Reserve along Barwon Heads Road (see map). 15 minutes later we found it again. It was almost sunset with grey clouds in the west darkening the sky even further. The heron was feeding in open marsh with no photographic cover so this was the best I could do but it's my first time photographing this species (and only the second time I've seen it) on the Bellarine Peninsula so I'm happy with the record shot.

White-necked Heron, Lake Connewarre


  1. I saw one of these guys at Jerringot on 19th/20th October. Was happy to pose for me.

  2. Hi Jo,
    My wife tells me she has seen several of them in various locations along Barwon Heads Road in the last few days.


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