GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Amaurornis moluccana  

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)
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© Geoff Walker 2013
Gold Creek Reservoir, QLD (Dec, 2013)

A pair of Pale-vented Bush-hens appeared in Gold Creek near the reservoir allowing a few photos. As if this wasn't a good enough reward, a Lewin's Rail followed.

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

Mum and Dad

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

Pale-vented Bush-hen

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

Pale-vented Bush-hen

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

Pale-vented Bush-hen

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

The Happy Couple

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

The Happy Couple

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

The Happy Couple

Pale-vented Bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana)

Pale-vented Bush-hen