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Bush Thick-knee

Burhinus grallarius


Parents and two babes, keeping their distance. They would stand completely still but if we got too close for comfort they would move stealth-style with babies following. Babies were approx 15-17cm tall. The eggs took about 3 months to hatch.


Open grassland at James Cook University, Cairns QLD


My spotting that shows the egg of the Curlew

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1 Comment

ShannaB 7 years ago

Aw!! Nice spot!

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on May 3, 2013
Submitted on May 7, 2013

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