Trouble with rainforest, it's full of damned trees! Wompoo Fruit-Dove (Ptilinopus magnificus) peers from part-built nest in high forest west of Ingham today. Took several minutes to get partial view and this dodgy, distant image after spotting pair coming and going through dense growth. Birds waited till I got tripod in place - and then took off! So I did too.
Glimpsed a few Pale-yellow Robins (Tregellasia capito) but caught bird above during an earlier drive up the range.
And no Grey-headed Robins (Heteromyias cinereifrons) around, so here's one from another recent trip into rainforest.
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Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.
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