Catching and eating a large yabby (fresh water crayfish)

Catching and eating a large yabby (fresh water crayfish)
Species: White-necked Heron   Ardea pacifica
Author: Stephen Wallace
Monday, November 21, 2011
Added to IBC: 21 Nov 2011 - 23:48
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Altitude (m): 
644 meters


Ran out of recording space just before the final swallow of the yabby but the bird did manage to swallow it.

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Stephen Wallace, IBC1194105. Accessible at

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Stephen Wallace, IBC1194105. Video of White-necked Heron Ardea pacifica at Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, Australia. Accessible at

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