Rufous Night Heron Nycticorax caledonicus

Rufous Night Heron
Nankeen Night Heron
Rufous Night Heron
The Rufous Night Heron, also called the Nankeen Night Heron, is native to Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia and Australia. Although a night heron, it can be seen day or night foraging in ponds. The juvenile looks very like that of the Black-crowned Night Heron.