Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Spoonbill slurps as Stilt sips




Lone Yellow-billed Spoonbill (Platalea flavipes) slurps into action at Orient Station today, trail of droplets tracing glittering arc of water.

Much daintier probing for prey from Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) casts a few droplets in the same flooded field.

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Chiming and charming - Butcherbird esPied

Townsville Common Conservation Park, bund wall, Thursday morning. Probably only Butcherbird in the park and one of two that popped up unex...