Nankeen Night-Heron (Nycticorax caledonicus) breeding plumage

Photo of Nankeen Night-Heron

Nankeen Night-Heron

I photographed this bird while I was on holidays, before I became interested in IDing species. I had no idea what it was at the time.

File Name: 2002-12-20_2408   Date/Time: 2002-12-20 15:26:27
Location: West Burleigh Road, Gold Cost, Queensland, Australia.
Camera Make: SONY   Camera Model: CYBERSHOT
Settings: 48.5mm lens, f/4, 1/250sec, ISO 100, No Flash