Bird moved about a lot, but always stayed part-hidden.
Till it came time to fly.
Also prominent at the ramp, Great Crested Terns (Thalasseus bergii) working the Herbert River-Hinchenbrook Channel outflow.
Light overcast no help for flight images.
Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.