Bush curlew, still as a stone

By AG STAFF 24 April 2015
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This bush stone curlew sits motionless watching for any threats to her young chick

This week’s reader photo was taken by Mark in Cairns, QLD. 

The bush stone-curlew (Burhinus grallarius) is a ground-dwelling bird endemic to Australia, and are more often heard than seen – their piercing call when threatened resembles a scream similar to that of a possum.

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