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Emu and Babies

Dromais novaehollandiae

Description:

Large brown flightless bird. Juveniles are striped ceam and brown and stay with the male for up to 18 months.

Habitat:

Spotted in Mungo National Park. Found in open plains and woodland.

Notes:

This Dad took the chance of getting his brood across the road as we were coming along.

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12 Comments

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Thanks Liam. I take a few photos through the windows of the car like this. It's better than missing the photo altogether.

Liam
Liam 6 years ago

Great spotting!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Thanks Mac and Paul. They were so cute. Dad did not know whether to go back or continue on cause he was about halfway across the road.

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 6 years ago

Great pic Kerry

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Thanks Alice and Yuko

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

What a sweet capture!

AliceGreenup
AliceGreenup 6 years ago

Gorgeous kerry!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Yes it was an experience to see this Mona and Alice.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Cool!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

Cool...

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins 6 years ago

Yes EnvUnlimited, it was great to see all the babies, they are so gorgeous.

KerryHawkins
Spotted by
KerryHawkins

Mildura, Victoria, Australia

Lat: -34.18, Long: 142.16

Spotted on Apr 25, 2013
Submitted on Apr 24, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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