Sunday, February 28, 2016

Pair of Squatters potter about in hotter spot


Trip into dry country turned up pair of Squatter Pigeons (Geophaps scripta) fussing around in roadside shadows. Limped around (broke toe the other day) after them without getting any clear shots in good light. My first sighting of Squatters for several years.

Lack of easy movement means bit more driving and shooting from the Troopy. Caught this Cattle Egret (Ardea ibis) standing on beefy pal.

With even beefier neighbour standing close,

And shaking off some of the drizzle that began falling a bit later on.

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