Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Bustard mustered unflustered

Morning encounter with Australian Bustard (Ardeotis australis) brought surprise.

After circling bird slowly it walked towards rather than away from the Troopy and began series of stretches.

Bit of showing off followed before unhurried flight to get on with hunting up breakfast.


May have been same bird getting ready to tuck into inkweed two mornings earlier. 

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