Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Last looks before the Wet

Won't be catching up with this immature White-gaped Honeyeater (Lichenostomus unicolor) at Mungalla Station again soon. The Wet's arrived and it's goodbye to some birding spots for several months.

Mud yesterday, under water today where this Little Curlew (Numenius minutus) stands on a Mungalla track beside Palm Creek.

And Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) - yesterday teasing me at Orient Station - will today not be bothered by photographers.   


Snail said...

It's going to be quite soggy from now on! I bet the birds were hanging out for the rain too.

Tony Ashton said...

Actually, no. Two good rains around Xmas-New Year had done the trick around Ingham. But Oswald tailend of 300-500mm shouldn't amount to more than minor flooding.

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