• Great-billed Heron at Derby wharf

    5 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    The Great-billed Heron - Ardea sumatrana is one of the most elusive of all the herons in Australia and it stands over one metre tall. Although you can't observe them around Broome itself you can travel north on the bitumen a couple of hours to Derby. You need to head out to the Derby wharf and take careful note of the tides and then it is basically down to luck! In September 2017 we were lucky with a distant view of a Great-billed Heron through our telescope, but this year we have been a little luckier. Arriving at the Derby wharf on August 19th at 11:30am we could see a Great-billed Heron...
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