Pelican, Egrets, Herons, Ibis, Spoonbills and Storks

Australian Pelican

Pelecanus conspicillatus
Visitor, common in suitable locations.

Black-necked Stork

Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus

White-necked Heron

Ardea pacifica
Uncommon visitor, breeding occasionally.

Eastern Great Egret

Ardea modesta
Non-breeding, rather uncommon visitor.

Intermediate Egret

Ardea intermedia
Rare non-breeding visitor.

Cattle Egret

Ardea ibis
Uncommon non-breeding visitor, sometimes in fairly large flocks.

White-faced Heron

Egretta novaehollandiae
Common in suitable habitat and breeding widely.

Little Egret

Egretta garzetta
Rare non-breeding visitor.

Nankeen Night-Heron

Nycticorax caledonicus
Uncommon non-breeding visitor, usually in small numbers but occasionally in flocks of 20 or more.

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus
Rare non-breeding visitor.

Australian White Ibis

Threskiornis molucca
Common breeding visitor in varying numbers.

Straw-necked Ibis

Threskiornis spinicollis
Fairly common non-breeding visitor in varying numbers.

Royal Spoonbill

Platalea regia
Irruptive, uncommon summer breeding visitor in small numbers.

Yellow-billed Spoonbill

Platalea flavipes
Uncommon non-breeding visitor in small numbers.
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