Stacking up some aerial shots
Stack of Magpie Geese (Anseranas semipalmata) about the place at present. They don't always present so obligingly stacked as this shot from earlier today. Nor have too many presented overhead as did the one below.
Also caught in midair, an Intermediate Egret (Ardea intermedia) sets off beady-eyed to drive another away from its patch near the centre of the main lagoon (parts of which are again drying after last month's unseasonal 250mm of rain).
Plenty of Purple Swamphens (Porphyrio porphyrio) lately, though proving difficult to sneak up on. Seems they always have the odds stacked in their favour. For the present ...