Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Hibiscus Harlequin females flashest

Here's a bug. A Hibiscus Harlequin Bug. On a Coastal Hibiscus at Freshwater in the Townsville Common. And unlike birds, bug females get the flashest colours.

But he doesn't look too bad either. Much more on bugs here:


Back to birds. Sharp-tailed Sandpipers prominent at Pandanus viewing area.


And Black-necked Stork showing out from hundreds of Pelicans, Herons and
Egrets and Stilts at Melaleuca viewing area.

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Young Peregrine drops in with peer and grin

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