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This family of Bush Stone-curlews comprised of 2 adults and 2 juveniles. They could not have found a more urban setting - a car park outside a church, along a busy main road, in a very seedy section of Brisbane city. The juvenile birds were much small than the adults. Info on the species can be found at the reference links.
A car park along a busy main road in Brisbane city.
I was attending the funeral of a dear friend who had passed away the week prior, and was waiting for a sign from nature that her spirit was nearby. Sure enough, this Curlew family was spotted outside the church where the service was being held. Three magpies were also caroling at home, and two kookaburras were laughing outside the church. The appearance of all was very timely. That's good enough for me.