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tags: outback mosaic, Australia, NewScientist, Image of the Day
Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent and has the most variable rainfall.
Image: Carole Tilney 2007 (NewScientist calendar 2008). [Much larger view]
Now that looks like an interesting place to visit.
Would be great to go when the rains come, their was a BBC wildlife program showing a lake in the Outback that only fills during the big wet. Somehow birds can find it and go there to breed even though it isn’t an annual event.
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tags: Magnificent Frigatebird, Man O’War, Fregata magnificens, birds, mystery bird, bird ID quiz
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– Sir Francis Bacon.
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