Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Stormy weather


It's been a little damp here in the past 24 hours. We've had some violent electrical storms and sudden heavy downpours, and the stormwater system is getting a good run. Fortunately, the suburbs of Canberra have numerous low-lying green belts designed to take the overflow.

This Eastern Great Egret looks like he's waiting to cross the torrent. He might have to wait awhile ...

A minute later the heavens opened again, and I had to run for the shelter of the car. Meanwhile the egret continued to stand there.

2 comments:

Steffe said...

We had a bad storm over the weekend. Luckily it didn't hit Haninge, but there was a lot of damage all over Sweden.

Cool bird.

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