Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Finding birds at the double
Caught up with this Latham's Snipe (Gallinago hardwickii) by the roadside the other day.
Found myself under observation before spell was broken and bird zig-zagged off
Also got two characteristic views of White-browed Robin (Poecilodryas superciliosa), at Jourama Falls yesterday.
And this Lewin's Honeyeater (Meliphaga lewinii) at Wallaman Falls uncharacteristically paused long enough for another lucky double.
Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.
Oooh, look! What's that shiny black and white bird? It's so smooth and black on back and head. Could it be a rarely seen Satin Fly...
Dusky Moorhen pauses while attending to morning toilette in Townsville Palmetum. Not my target bird, but couldn't find Rufous Owl repo...
Remember this? And this? Or this? Now the scene is this. Queensland Parks and Wildlife burned east of road in Town Common Co...