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419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

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We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

White-faced heron, Egretta novaehollandiae, AV10371

Physical Description

Study skin of a large bird with head and body straight, wings folded back against the body, and legs parallel. Beak slightly open and offset, and tied shut with tyvek.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 95 x 122 x 630mm
Length (wingspan): 1160mm



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