Story: Herons

White-faced heron chick (2nd of 2)

White-faced heron chick

Herons have keen eyes for spotting fast-moving fish through the surface of the water, and an efficient bill for catching them. This chick will soon be fledging and hunting for its own food.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Herons - Other herons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2021)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015