An eminent photo of the Crocodile Bird,
posing on bright blue leg !
Herodotus' report on picking Crocs' teeth
has not been confirmed.
But it may bury its eggs in the sand, and
the chicks in case of danger.
It cools eggs and chicks by sitting on them
and may moisten the spot w/chicks with
Also notable for its extreme tameness twds
Man. [Praed and Grant, 1957]
Note that this 'Plover'(P. aegyptius, L. 1758)
is not a member of the Plover group - see
P&G and Danske Navne, 2008.
Many thanks, NIELS
Rgds ......... C.