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White-faced heron

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May 2018 Issue

From sports fields to estuaries, the white-faced heron can be found wherever it’s wet.

The white-faced heron (matuku) is New Zealand’s most common heron and is often seen stalking prey in a variety of aquatic habitats as well as moist pasture and even sports...

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