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Black-fronted Dotterel

Black-fronted Dotterel (Image ID 36863)
CommentDuring an early morning viewing from a hide these birds were foraging independently when suddenly the male engaged in mating. Fortunately they had moved into the low sunlight to provide a nicely illuminated couple for the brief encounter, the female seeming as surprised as I was by the event.
Keywordsadult, behaviour/display
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