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Nankeen night heron, Nycticorax caledonicus, AV221

Physical Description

Study skin of a medium sized bird with striped pattern. Body is in a straight line, with the wings folded against the body, the legs straight and tied together at the ankle, and the neck is not rigid due to lack of internal support.

Field Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 110 x 140 x 760mm

Sex

Male

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