Life in and around tropical Queensland wetlands
Friday, October 7, 2011
Koel fights to fend off Figbirds
First close sighting for season of Eastern Koel (
) in Tyto yesterday. A few calls heard earlier in the month.
Bird busy defending flourishing fig tree at the lookout.
But the Australasian Figbird (
) does really, really love figs. Koel couldn't fight them all off.
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