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Species profile—Ardea pacifica (white-necked heron)


Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns) → Ardea pacifica (white-necked heron)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Aves (birds)
Ardeidae (herons, egrets and bitterns)
Scientific name
Ardea pacifica Latham, 1801
Common name
white-necked heron
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
Pacific heron
white-necked crane
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Pest status
Disease Vector
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

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Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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