Sunday, July 24, 2011

Toeing, flowing and no-going on the water

Walking, winging on water: Comb-crested Jacana (Irediparra gallinacea) makes tracks in Tyto yesterday.

Walking, winging in water: Royal Spoonbill (Platalea regia) shakes feathers loose while feeding in drying creek pool today.

No walking here! Saltwater Crocodile bakes motionless (most days) at Macknade revegetation area east of Ingham.   
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mick said...

That 2nd photo is magical! The watery tracks are interesting and I am left wondering if the leaf it landed on supported it or did it dip right under the water?

Tyto Tony said...

Easily supported it.

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