Large flock resting on shingle-bank.
This might be my last posting for the trip. I've got an hour in the morning before I need to get to the airport where I think I'm gonna try for Chinese Swallowtail back in the Bot Garden. Saw it twice today and...may be my only chance ever again to photo it.
Amazing, amazing trip.
Cool to see the immature, bronze-crested fledgling. Screaming to be fed.
First ( and probably last ) new bird in days...
Birds (class Aves or clade Avialae) are feathered, winged, two-legged, warm-blooded, egg-laying vertebrates. Aves ranks as the tetrapod class with the most living species, approximately ten thousand. Extant birds belong to the subclass Neornithes, living worldwide and ranging in size from the 5 cm (2 in) Bee Hummingbird to the 2.75 m (9 ft) Ostrich. The fossil record indicates that birds emerged within the theropod dinosaurs during the Jurassic period, around 150 million years ago. Birds are the only living...