Thursday, July 22, 2010

Cuckoo-shrike sets the tone

White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina papuensis) lines up near Tyto info centre early today. 

Grey start leads to White-breasted Woodswallow (Artamus leucorynchus) from the holdover file.

Little bit brighter, male Varied Triller (Lalage leucomela), also from holdovers.

Finally, touch of sunshine this week, on Fairy Gerygone (Gerygone palpebrosa). Hard to capture these fast-moving little birds, usually high in crowded foliage.


mick said...

All lovely photos of course but the gerygone is especially nice - too often heard rather than seen I find.

Tyto Tony said...

They do like to hide high up in very leafy trees.

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