Sunday, December 29, 2013

Yellow Wagtails sticking around

Six seldom seen migrating Eastern Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla tschutschensis) on show at Mungalla Station near Ingham today.

Birds are possibly sticking around  and not moving further south because the area has dried up again after an early start to the Wet.

Bird above almost certainly one of today's six - sitting up nicely two days ago in tree beside Palm Creek pool. Impossible on today's sightings to be sure how the six divide, perhaps two pair and two singles. More another day ...

1 comment:

The happy wanderer. said...

How lucky are you to see so many!

Making 'Hey' while the Sunbird shines

Eye-catching flashes of colour today in Townsville Town Common Conservation Park came from Olive-backed Sunbird darting to and fro across ...