Heron, White

White Heron (Egretta alba modesta). Entire plumage white. Fine dorsal plumes extending beyond the tail. The bill has been painted yellow. Patch of skin missing from neck. One claw missing.
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In NZ they breed only at one site that is protected. The population is small but it is stable. They are widespread through out Asia and Australia.
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