Thursday, November 11, 2010

Australian Birdlife


Nature's prime favourites were the Pelicans; High-fed, long-lived, and sociable and free.
James Montgomery

Pelicans on Marochy River at Dawn

Pelicans Flossing

    Sooty and the Eastern Curlew

The Brahminy Kite , also known as the Red-backed Sea-eagle.
Striking colors make this beautiful bird standout in the skies.

White Bellied Eagle

Feeding Seagull and Reflecting Drongo Bird

Egrets and Herons

Finches and Wrens
Red Back Fairy Wren

Double Barred Finch

Kookaburra sits in the old gum tree,
Counting all the monkeys he can see.
Stop, kookaburra, stop, kookaburra,
That’s not a monkey, that’s me,
Blue Winged Kookaburra 

 Swans and Ducks

The duck photo above was taken same day, same lake.Sun was out on the duck photo there was cloud cover on the Swan photo.Amazing how much difference a little sunshine makes.

Lorikeets and Honeyeaters

White Cheeked Honeyeater