Long time readers are already well aware of my obsession with the screaming woman bird, proper name: Bush-stone curlew. For those less familiar check out this post, this one, this one, and this one . I even found one in Sydney.

I love the haunting cry and there’s something I find visually appealing about them too.

botanic garden BSCTo get on with the story, our family went to the Brisbane Botanic Gardens on Sunday afternoon for a friend’s farewell party. We’d barely walked through the  gates when I spotted these two lovelies.

While we walked around we saw three others too. Being in the CBD they were a little more tolerant of people and didn’t run before I managed to get a few quick snaps with my phone. Well, actually they didn’t run at all, but that’s because I didn’t try to get so close as to disturb them – just close enough for a good shot!

Why is it that I never actually have my good camera on me when I find these guys! (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻

And no, you will never hear the end of me talking about and sharing my photos of bush-stone curlews, not until I stop finding them 🙂