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QUEENS PARK, MOONEE PONDS

As I mentioned in the previous post, it was an overcast day, (for the most part), when I visited Queens Park in Melbourne’s western suburb of Moonee Ponds, yesterday. 714 more words

NATURE

More Flippin Fish

I may need an intervention! I see an Anhinga dive for fish and all else is forgotten.

Maybe this will be the end. It’s great practice though (is this justification?). 50 more words

Photography

Great Egret In Flight, Low Light

A 3 photograph series of a Great Egret in low light. This in flight was taken with ‘spot metering’ which helps with white birds on a darker background. 62 more words

Photography

Anhinga Getting Dry

I have found that after diving and ‘fish flippin’ this over hang is a favorite spot to dry off.

Not having oil on their feathers like most birds requires them to climb up here and dry between fishing, and flying, trips. 12 more words

Photography

BIRDS HAVE WINGS...

“Birds have wings; they’re free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.”–Roger Tory Peterson

BIRDS

LITTLE CORELLA (Cacatua pastinator)

I didn’t think we had Little Corellas (Cacatua pastinator) in my state of Victoria, only Long-billed Corellas (Cacatua tensuirostris), but I saw several today at Queens Park, Moonee Ponds. 766 more words

BIRDS

Whither Winter?

To paraphrase the Elvis quote, “winter has left the building”, or has it? Rumor has it that we will get another Arctic Clipper blast a week from tomorrow. 292 more words

Gardening