Variety along the shoreline

The shoreline of Cairn Curran can be relied upon to provide a rich variety of bird life. From the small and subtle, such as this Australian Pipit.

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Australian Pipit, Cairn Curran Reservoir, 14th April 2015.

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Pipits often look for small outcrops to use as lookouts.

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Note that distinctive white eye-brow.

To the large and showy like this Great Egret, one of three hunting in the area where Captain’s Creek joins the storage.

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Great Egret showing off a few plumes.

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Hunting for prey along the muddy shore-line.

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Always elegant in flight.

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