Thursday, March 2, 2017

One Snipe finally stops flushing and flying

Two weeks of chasing Latham's Snipe brought wee reward along the Townsville Common driveway this morning. One bird finally relaxed and began feeding after being flushed from flooded grasses.

No such fortune with immature Striated Heron sometimes in the same habitat. 



So sought consolation prize with mature heron that calls Anderson Park lotus ponds home. Bird happy enough to stand in tree almost on top of me, but never offered clear view in closeup. To be continued . . .

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