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Mudlark

Description:

The Mudlarks are so named because they build thier nest from gathered mud. For this reason they nest close to water

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5 Comments

drmo
drmo 8 years ago

Thank you.

CrosbyMorrow
CrosbyMorrow 8 years ago

That's a really pretty bird! Nice spotting.

RachaelB
RachaelB 8 years ago

Scientific name: Grallina cyanoleuca
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magpie-lark...

drmo
drmo 8 years ago

Thanks! You sure know your birds and I am glad you do! Thanks

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Hi drmo - this is called a mudlark (male). Nice shot.

drmo
Spotted by
drmo

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jun 15, 2009
Submitted on Jun 24, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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