Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Ballad of the bold Brolga seeing off the Birder

Brolga family out for wander
Spy a birder over yonder

No worries, says the mister,
I'll  soon see off this blister.

Up he comes with low hisses
But fearsomeness he misses.

Worry not, says birder man,
Now with pictures in the can

You can forget hokey heroic
And stalk back to mum and chick.

Townsville Common early today





 

2 comments:

mick said...

Hmm! Great photos - please tell that bird from me that if you stalk snakes and crocs for pics you are note likely toe be frightened by a mere bird!!

Tony Ashton said...

Thanks Mick, I'll tell him next meeting. And, sadly, not too many crocs at the Common (like none).

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