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brolga taken at gemini retreat van park sapphire gemfields queensland Brolga,Grus rubicunda Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

brolga

taken at gemini retreat van park sapphire gemfields queensland

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The Brolga , formerly known as the Native Companion, is a bird in the crane family. It has also been given the name Australian Crane, a term coined in 1865 by well-known ornithological artist John Gould in his ''Birds of Australia''.

The Brolga is a common, gregarious wetland bird species of tropical and south-eastern Australia and New Guinea, It is a tall, upright bird with a small head, long beak, slender neck and long legs. The plumage is mainly grey, with black wing tips, and it has.. more

Similar species: Crane-like Birds
Species identified by Jef braund
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By Jef braund

Public Domain
Uploaded Jun 21, 2018. Captured Jun 13, 2018 22:38.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO125
  • 205mm