While SNL comedian Kate McKinnon was in Australia filming Joe vs Carole, she fell in love – hard – with what she called ‘the most beautiful bird in my life’.

McKinnon recalled the breathtaking moment this week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

She was not, in fact, talking about some gorgeous Aussie woman… but a ‘majestic heron’ that we know and love best as the bin chicken.

McKinnon described the ibis as an animal with “beautiful white plumage” and a “long elegant beak”.

Clairsy & Lisa were absolutely amused…

Here’s the full clip…

Joe vs Carole kicks off on Stan this Friday, March 4