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Bush stone curlew

Burhinus grallarius

Description:

Bush 'Thick knee" chick

Habitat:

Suburbia - Bowman Creek, Bardon

Notes:

When alarmed, the chick hides close to the ground and remains motionless - emulating a rock or stick.

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2 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 9 years ago

Excellent. It's amazing how much they already look like their parents.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Brilliant! I love these guys. Been trying to spot one but no luck yet, I just hear their mournful cries deep in the night. Well done :)

Asterope
Spotted by
Asterope

4065, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 6, 2010
Submitted on Sep 14, 2011

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