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Bush-Stone Curlew  Burhinus grallarius,Bush stone-curlew Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Bush-Stone Curlew

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  1. Another shot from the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on the gold coast of Australia Posted 2 months ago
    1. Wonderful image! Posted 2 months ago
      1. Thank you Barry Posted 2 months ago

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The bush stone-curlew or bush thick-knee is a large , ground-dwelling bird endemic to Australia. Although it looks rather like a wader and is related to the oystercatchers, avocets and plovers, it is a terrestrial predator filling an ecological niche similar to that of the roadrunners of North America.

Similar species: Waders, Gulls, Auks, Etc.
Species identified by martinsm
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Uploaded Jan 12, 2019. Captured Jan 4, 2019 13:58.
  • Canon EOS 750D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/49s
  • ISO100
  • 38mm