The wetlands in Kakadu teemed with bird and water
life. Oh, and mosquitoes . . . but we only discovered that later!
Perfect disguise - a butterfly the same colour as
They call them the Cathedrals of the North - built
by millions of tiny, blind termites.
A water lily in a billabong.
The Nourlangie Rock towers over the wetlands.
A Sea Eagle perched over the South Alligator River. They are sacred to
the Aborigines who believe the eagles look after the spirits of the dead.
A Great Egret. One of hundreds.
Lotus Lilies in flower and an egret waiting for an unwary fish.
In the foreground is a Jabiru.
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