Atlas of Life home NatureMapr NatureMapr

Water & Shore birdNycticorax caledonicus   

Nankeen Night Heron at Bega, NSW

Nycticorax caledonicus at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Nycticorax caledonicus 1 Dec 2018 MaxCampbell

Author's notes

Getting hard to spot and count the night-herons roosting, on the central island on the Glebe Lagoon, as the Box Elders leaf up for summer.

4 comments

libbyh wrote:
   1 Dec 2018
Was there only one, or a group of them?
   1 Dec 2018
Hi Libby - We saw three, widely spaced, in the same Box Elder.
libbyh wrote:
   1 Dec 2018
good, it's nice to see there are a group as they might stay around together.
libbyh wrote:
   2 Dec 2018
sorry I didn't see your abundance info until just now. The layout has changed and I didn't look far enough down. It's all here somewhere!

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby Sightings

Page 1 of 2 pages - image sightings only 132 0 111

Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019 Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2019 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 14 Mar 2019 Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 15 Feb 2019 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018 Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017 Porzana (Porzana) fluminea (Australian Spotted Crake) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017 Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Aug 2019
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 11 Aug 2019
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Bega, NSW - 24 Jul 2019
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Jul 2019
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 13 Jun 2019
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 11 Jun 2019
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 2 May 2019
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 14 Mar 2019
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 15 Feb 2019
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Platalea flavipes (Yellow-billed Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Sep 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Gallinula tenebrosa (Dusky Moorhen) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 12 Jun 2018
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 18 May 2018
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017
Porzana (Porzana) fluminea (Australian Spotted Crake) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 8 Oct 2017
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017

Page 1  2 

Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.850235-36.681198
  • Altitude 28.7m
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 30 Nov 2018 12:54 PM Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
Canberra Nature Map Frogwatch ACT and Region Budawang Coast Nature Map Southern Highlands Nature Map Noosa Shire Nature Map Albury Wodonga Nature Map
338962 sightings of 6042 species in 285 locations from 626 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy