Low light levels made for a less than ideal shot, with the usual chromatic abberation that occurs on the S2 when there is bright light behind an object.
Common Names: Striated Heron, Mangrove Heron, Striated Bittern, Mangrove Bittern
Scientific Name: Butorides striatus
Habitat: Coastal fringes of Northern and Eastern Australia in Mangroves, sandbanks and tidal mudflats.
View all photos taken: Wednesday, 8th November 2006, This photo: 1:09pm