Aves | Ciconiiformes
Harrison, P. 1987. (Ref. 91362)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 91362); max. published weight: 2.1 kg (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Australia and New Zealand. Subtropical to temperate.
This is a gregarious species that nests in burrows, hollows under bushes or rocks, and is observed to return to land during dusk (Ref. 91362). It is observed to be nocturnal on land (Ref. 84934). Pursuit diving (Ref. 91362).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
| FisheriesWiki |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models