CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Burhinus grallarius  

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)
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© Geoff Walker 2012
Mareeba Wetlands, QLD (Aug, 2012)

This stone-curlew was standing sentry-like at the entrance to the Mareeba Wetlands.

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Poetry in slow motion

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew chick

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)

Bush Stone-curlew