Hylacola cauta  

Shy Heathwren (Hylacola cauta)
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© Vik Dunis 2012
Kamarooka State Park, VIC (Jun, 2012)

I've managed to glimpse Shy Heathwrens in Kamarooka State Park a few times but photographing them was another matter.

On this occasion I quietly remained at a spot where I'd caught a glimpse of one and was rewarded an hour later with glimpses of a pair as they passed within a few metres of me.

They are cautious birds and seldom venture into clear view.

Shy Heathwren (Hylacola cauta)

Shy Heathwren