Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
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.

Eastern reef heron, Egretta sacra, AV2546

Physical Description

Study skin of a small grey wading bird with black legs. Legs and neck are folded so the specimen is curled. Neck is folded at attachment to the body so the head is by the tail. The head is tilted so the beak is pointing up. Wings are folded against its sides.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 90 x 110 x 360mm

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