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Bush Thick-knee

Burhinus grallarius

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Open grassland at James Cook University, Cairns QLD

Notes:

My spotting that shows the egg of the Curlew http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/194...

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ShannaB
ShannaB 6 years ago

Aw!! Nice spot!

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -16.82, Long: 145.69

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

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