Up to 58cm in length, this is a large bittern, found in wetland areas.
Often easy to spot, in paddocks with cattle on the side of the road, where they feed on insects.
Interestingly, this species can either be white, or grey.
Australias largest heron, it hunts its prey in shallow water.
Also known as the Rufous Night Heron, this is a medium sized heron that is mostly nocturnal.