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Saturday, November 11, 2017

BUSH STONE-CURLEW OR BUSH THICK-KNEE, CAIRNS CEMETERY, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

   We can ID this bird as a Bush Stone-curlew (also called Bush Thick-knee) by its mostly grey-brown above, streaked with black and having a rufous wash; whitish below with black streaks; small black bill; large eye and prominent white eyebrow.  
   The Bush Stone-curlew is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 682.