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Ardea alba

Great Egret at Bega, NSW

Ardea alba at Bega, NSW - 16 Feb 2019

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Advanced chicks on Great Egret nest, Glebe Wetland, during summer breeding season.

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Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Solanum mauritianum (Tobacco-bush) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by MatthewHiggins Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 14 Dec 2019 by LizAllen Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by Jackie Lambert Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled Ladybird) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by JackieMiles Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 1 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 27 Jan 2019 by MatthewHiggins Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Bega, NSW - 9 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell Cracticus tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Ligustrum sinense (Narrow-leaf Privet, Chinese Privet) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen Dicrurus bracteatus (Spangled Drongo) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 by Leo Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 by KerriLee Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 by KerriLee Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 by LizAllen Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017 by LizAllen Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 8 Mar 2017 by LizAllen Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 16 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 4 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 4 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 28 Dec 2016 by MichaelMcMaster Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Solanum mauritianum (Tobacco-bush) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 21 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 May 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by MatthewHiggins
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 14 Dec 2019 by LizAllen
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 10 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 13 Nov 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by Jackie Lambert
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 11 Oct 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled Ladybird) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by JackieMiles
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas (Spatula) rhynchotis rhynchotis (Australian Shoveler) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 10 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen) at Bega, NSW - 8 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Bega, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 20 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 1 Feb 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 27 Jan 2019 by MatthewHiggins
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Bega, NSW - 9 Dec 2018 by MatthewHiggins
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 17 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Sep 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cracticus tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Anas castanea (Chestnut Teal) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Bega, NSW - 30 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Stictonetta naevosa (Freckled Duck) at Bega, NSW - 26 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Malacorhynchus membranaceus (Pink-eared Duck) at Bega, NSW - 23 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Ligustrum sinense (Narrow-leaf Privet, Chinese Privet) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen
Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill) at Bega, NSW - 17 Jul 2018 by LizAllen
Dicrurus bracteatus (Spangled Drongo) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jul 2018 by Leo
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae (Australasian Grebe) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 by KerriLee
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 5 Jun 2018 by KerriLee
Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 9 May 2018 by LizAllen
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 22 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 16 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bega, NSW - 12 Aug 2017 by LizAllen
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Bega, NSW - 8 Mar 2017 by LizAllen
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Bega, NSW - 16 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bega, NSW - 15 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) at Bega, NSW - 4 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 4 Jan 2017 by MichaelMcMaster
Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Bega, NSW - 28 Dec 2016 by MichaelMcMaster
Nycticorax caledonicus (Nankeen Night Heron) at Bega, NSW - 8 Jul 2014 by MaxCampbell

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.849377-36.681485
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • True Nesting site
  • 15 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • MatthewHiggins Recorded by
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