CHARADRIIFORMES: Burhinidae

Burhinus grallarius  

Bush Stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius)
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© Geoff Walker 2013
Cairns, QLD (Aug, 2013)

Mum and Dad Bush Stone-curlew were teaching their two chicks how to sit still when dangerous photographers come close. This is a good thing as it means you get a good photo!

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