Flying foxes hanging around in thousands and slowly killing their colonised trees in Ingham's Memorial Gardens. Not even last week's 170km/h westerly blasts shifted any on.
Also hanging around, three recent(-ish) reptile pictures from here and there:
Carpet python up close and set to strike (indeed, soon
gave the lens a nudge)
Saltwater croc carries bits of salvinia camouflage
Frilled lizard clings to 'safety' of dead tree
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...