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Tuesday, January 10, 2006
In a Flap
I'm quite used to Red-capped Plovers giving their 'broken wing' display, to draw potential predators away from their young, but I was surprised at this male flapping around in the water. The photo's not great, but shows the event--and it worked. At Orielton Lagoon today.