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Mangrove jack

Butorides striatus

Description:

This quiet and alert heron is commonly seen feeding at low tide on mangroves. It looks rather comical with short neck and large head.

Habitat:

Mangroves

Notes:

AKA Striated Heron.

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MartinL
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MartinL

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 25, 2013
Submitted on Dec 4, 2013

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