Sunday, December 16, 2018

Young Friarbird chooses to get a hand-up

Hard to thumb a lift if you've no fingers, but no youngster should be left standing in the middle of the road through Townsville Common.

Surprise this afternoon though when very young Helmeted Friarbird chose to leap aboard for hand-up.

No thanks from parents, but they did stop swooping after safe place found for junior.

2 comments:

mick said...

Fantastic result - better even than talking to the birds and getting them to sit still for good photos.

Tyto Tony said...

Thanks, Mick. This was rare case where talk and action coincided to benefit all.

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