Monday, May 11, 2015
Easy as falling off a log - or on one
Some days bird photography comes easy as falling off a log - or falling into focus on one. So, Brown Quail (Coturnix ypsilophora).
Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii)
Red-backed Fairy-wren (Malurus melanocephalus)
White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina papuensis)
Spangled Drongo (Dicrurus bracteatus)
All at Mungalla Station last few weeks.
Wonder of wonders! Went out today geared up for snakes rather than birds and found an obliging 1.4m Brown Snake waiting patiently for me. ...
Oooh, look! What's that shiny black and white bird? It's so smooth and black on back and head. Could it be a rarely seen Satin Fly...
Dusky Moorhen pauses while attending to morning toilette in Townsville Palmetum. Not my target bird, but couldn't find Rufous Owl repo...
Remember this? And this? Or this? Now the scene is this. Queensland Parks and Wildlife burned east of road in Town Common Co...