Fluked this full frame in-flight shot of Pacific Heron (White-necked)(Ardea pacifica) in Tyto today. No cropping needed here.
Also spent some time with the same bird or another along the edges of the main lagoon the other morning.
The species is usually shy but seems sometimes to forget that and allows a chatty approach.
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...