Australian Wildlife - Philip Schubert PHOTOGRAPHY
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Jesus Bird - (Irediparra gallinacea)

gWhile lakeside in Kununurra I was delighted to see dozens of these little birds walking around on the lily pads.
They don't stop on one pad for long as the pad commences to sink if the bird stands on it too long.
This mother was catching small slugs and insects on the pads, and her hungry chicks were in close pursuit behind her creating some interesting acrobatics as the pads began to sink under their combined weights.