A group of birds preening on a sand bar. Several start walking away from the river as the tide rises.

A group of birds preening on a sand bar. Several start walking away from the river as the tide rises.
Species: Australian Pelican   Pelecanus conspicillatus
Author: Nick Talbot
Date: 
Monday, July 8, 2013
Added to IBC: 27 Jul 2013 - 05:48
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Pied Oystercatchers can also be seen.

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Citation

Nick Talbot, IBC1213958. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1213958.

Extended version
Nick Talbot, IBC1213958. Video of Australian Pelican Pelecanus conspicillatus at Letitia Sandspit, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1213958.

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