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Look me square in the eye

This Kookaburra lives on the pristine Fraser Island. I got many pictures of him in various poses, as if he knew he was made for the camera. 22 more words


Anything But Common

A Common Goldeneye give me a stern look.  I think this duck is anything but common, with his bright black and white markings and that striking gold eye!


Seabirds and 100 Years of National Parks

100 years ago today, the Organic Act became law: 

“Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 261 more words


New Holland Honeyeater enjoying a foretaste of spring

New Holland Honeyeaters are attractive in their neat black and white stripes, with yellow flares on their wings and tail feathers. This one darts from flower to flower, enjoying a foretaste of spring in the closing weeks of winter. 31 more words

Sydney Birds


Here’s a pretty little House Sparrow.  One of my favourites from a couple of years ago.  She strikes me as being so sweet and innocent.


Here are the kids

August 24

So Mama and Papa RT snuck one under us this year, raising their young far away from the eyes of the hawkarattzzi :) 115 more words

Red-tailed Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

This bird was sitting in the shadows looking over a small pool of water in wetlands. He was very accommodating but the light and my positions were horrid. 34 more words