Frustrating morning begging White-winged Black Terns (Chlidonias leucopterus) to stop mucking about at fishing and hover slowly above my head at the edge of tidal lagoon today. The Whiskered Terns (Chlidonias hybrida) were no more helpful. Above, best of a bad 300 images.
Slightly better bird-in-flight, Yellow Honeyeater (Lichenostomus flavus) about to join mate in Tyto recently. Hoped to get pair in action but other bird ducked behind mass of twiggery.
And here's what we all hope for, from a master
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...