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Pacific reef heron

The Pacific reef heron (Egretta sacra) is a species of heron found throughout southern Asia and Oceania. About 60 cm (24 in) in length, this species has two distinct colour morphs, charcoal-grey as seen here, and pure white. The diet consists mainly of fish, crustaceans and molluscs. This bird was photographed at Boat Harbour, New South Wales, Australia.

Photograph credit:JJ Harrison

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