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Posted by gregc on Mon Sep 27, 2021 5:34 am

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Magpie-lark (Grallina cyanoleuca) is not a shorebird, but here it is striding down the beach. This is an adult male, the horizontal black line through the eye with the white brow is the identifier, the female has a black line down through the eye and a white throat. Very widespread bird in Australia.

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by david fletcher on Mon Sep 27, 2021 2:44 pm
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Love that attitude and mid stride pose Greg.
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Sep 27, 2021 3:16 pm
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As Dave said, love that attitude! He's really strutting his stuff Greg. Wonderful capture of this handsome species, what a character.

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by peter makuch on Mon Sep 27, 2021 4:23 pm
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perfectly caught in this action shot with one leg just off the sand showing motion on his part.
 

by Cindy Marple on Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:12 pm
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I can just imagine the personality of this bird, from the strident pose. Lovely light and nice perspective.
 

by paul fletcher on Mon Sep 27, 2021 7:32 pm
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A great looking bird, captured so well on his march!
 

by Axel Hildebrandt on Tue Sep 28, 2021 8:33 am
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Great-looking bird and the striding pose makes him look quite proud. :)
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