Cairns Cemetary, Queensland, where the left hand bird was taken,
must be one of the world's easiest wader "stake-outs". although this species is frequently found around camp-sites etc.
One of two Australian species, these crepuscular birds are well-known to locals for their wailing
calls during the night. I left our hotel early one morning to find one wandering around the main
street, a bit different to their British relative the Stone Curlew.
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