Friday, August 7, 2009

Making a quiet splash of life


Out and about on or near the water at Tyto, three to catch the eye. First, Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis) looks for breakfast.


Second, solitary (by choice) Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) sets off to chew a bit of botany.


Third, Willie Wagtail (Rhipidura leucophrys) wanders out on to the water lilies.

3 comments:

Boobook said...

Buff-bandeds are so ...sylish. Great photo.

Snail said...

Aren't they just! But not always co-operative on the catwalk. Excellent shot, Tony.

Tyto Tony said...

Bird stopped coming into open once the pool dried up. No such easy shots now.