Collared Kingfisher (Todiramphus chloris) allowed closer approach as it waited patiently for prey along the Lucinda sandsspit today.
Proved bit too quick on the pounce.
But later adopted driftwoody pose.
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Bird in the hand worth two in the bush, so what's a snake-in-hand worth? Not two in the grass. Palmful of foul fluids, that's what...