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.


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.

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