Sunday, June 2, 2013

Bronze takes first place

Bronze often beats silver, or gold, in the bird world, as shown by this Little Bronze-Cuckoo (Chalcites minutillus) in Tyto today. A wee winner, I reckon.

Not quite so winning, but worth two looks, immature Rufous Songlark (Cincloramphus mathewsi) at Mungalla yesterday. Don't get many of the species up this way.

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Brown Snake proves an obliging subject

Wonder of wonders! Went out today geared up for snakes rather than birds and found an obliging 1.4m Brown Snake waiting patiently for me. ...