Monday, September 16, 2013

There are Square-tailed Kites . . . and Queer-taled Skites

There are Square-tailed Kites (Lophoictinia isura) . . . 

Like this bird, in Tyto today, first listing at the site for the species.

. . . and there are Queer-taled Skites. No pictures of the wide-ranging species, often - too often - met at birding haunts. But, be warned, QTSs, I'm getting grumpy. Spare me, too, the Wally Wig-tales.

So, goodbye gullible turn, hello Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon niloticaso). 

1 comment:

Denis Wilson said...

Nice photo of the Gullible Tern, Tony.
Others good to see, as they ar pretty thin on the ground (in the air?)
Denis

Last straw too much for Double-barred Finch

Townsville Common Cons. Pk, track to Jacana hide, today. Flew off a second later with lighter load.