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The White-faced Heron (Egretta novaehollandiae) is natural to the islands in the New Zealand archipelago, Australia and the Indonesia Islands to the north. Some individuals make it to New Guinea.
Frequent in the proximity of the fresh water deposits. Not so usual on the estuaries and the sea coast.
More active during the night.
The clutch is three to five light greenish blue eggs.
The diet consists of fish.
In length it reaches from 66 to 68 cm. The weight is about 550 grams.
The White-faced Heron in Spanish is called “Garceta de Cara Blanca”.
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