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The Brolge, Grus rubicunda, is Australia's 4th.
largest bird, standing at 48" tall.
These birds have the most amazing courtship dances
which we were once priviledged to observe at a
waterhole in the Simpson Desert in South Australia.
These three photos were taken at the Yeppoon
wet lands in Queensland which at the time held
little water. Unfortunately at quite some distance
hand held with my 18-135 lens. Apologies for the