Thousands of birds flock to Australia's inland lakes after record rain

4 April 2017

The Guardian

Tens of thousands of coastal birds have flocked to the outback after record-breaking rains filled inlandlakes to their highest levels in three decades.

The influx includes a newly discovered breeding colony of the nomadic and somewhat mysterious banded stilts, on one of the lakes’ islands in the remote eastern Pilbara region of Western Australia.

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