Saturday, February 14, 2015

Orange-footed Scrubfowl - Megapodius reinwardt

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Orange-footed Scrubfowl - Megapodius reinwardt
© NF Photo 140907, Cattana Wetlands, Queensland


Orange-footed Scrubfowl - Megapodius reinwardt
© NF Photo 140908, Centenary lakes Botanic garden, Cairns, Queensland

This was a bird hard to photograph as it stayed in dark places under trees.
But it was fun seeing it searching the leafes for food.

Learn more about Orange-footed Scrubfowl on wiki
A video from youtube shows it´s behavior. 

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13 comments:

  1. This is such a wonderful, unique bird!! Love the slaty gray coloration and the crest. Interesting and exceptional images.

    Once again, thanks for taking time to add your link to share your birding post at I'd Rather B Birdin'!!!

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  2. Excellent shots of a most unusual bird, one I have never seen before.
    Regards.

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  3. What a cool looking bird, I like the crest on the head. Great shots!

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  4. Great photos. I am impressed with the numbers of very interesting birds you saw on your trip.

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  5. Great captures. What a unique bird.

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  6. What a neat looking bird. Great shots, thank you for sharing.

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  7. Not an easy bird to find or shot but these are good shots.

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  8. You did a great job of capturing this bird!

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  9. This looks like a hard bird to photograph but your pictures are excellent.

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    1. I visited your entry. Such a beautiful waterfowl in the light of setting sun.
      Sorry I can´t respond there as I have to be GOOGLE+ there

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  10. These are very strange looking birds - I think its the pointy head!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  11. Very interesting bird!

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