From the beach of the Stone-curlew

While photographing the Beach Stone-curlew on Inverloch Beach at the weekend, a number of other birds flew by including flocks of Ibis, pelicans, cormorants, and gulls. Several Pacific Gulls flew near to have a look at what we were up to. Considering the sheer number of crabs available I am not sure why more birds weren’t feasting – I daresay that the soldier crab may have an acquired taste that the Stone-curlew has no problems with. Back at the carpark we also found a small flock of curious Brown Thornbills.

Australian White Ibis, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Australian White Ibis, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Pacific Gull, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Pacific Gull, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Pacific Gull, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

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Brown Thornbill, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Brown Thornbill, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

Brown Thornbill, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

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Brown Thornbill, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

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Brown Thornbill, Inverloch Beach, Victoria

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2 responses to “From the beach of the Stone-curlew

  1. A great shot of the white ibis … quite a beak on that bird!

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