Egretta novaehollandiae (Latham, 1790)

White-faced Heron

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The White-faced Heron is light blue-grey heron with a white face. Young birds have less white on the face. Adults have yellow legs and juveniles have greenish yellow legs. source: OZ Animals

External resources:

Record a Sighting


Compiled distribution map

Occurence records map



Biodiversity Heritage Library

Content and maps have been accessed from Atlas of Living Australia ( and Birdlife Australia (