A new one for me today! Another quite common bird around here which is “near threatened”, according to the IUCN Red List The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (also known as the IUCN...
I love having them in my garden.
There were many of these tiny birds, hopping around on the rainforest floor, but this one just stood patiently behind the brush turkey. Waiting for the turkey to scratch up the dirt, and going...
Another photo of a blurred tail. Maybe one day I’ll actually catch one being still!
My first thought at trying to identify this bird was a Russet-tailed Thrush. It’s a logrunner.
These gorgeous birds were captive. At Currumbin sanctuary.
Another captive bird that chooses to stay where it lives.
While this pelican was performing, and was “part of the collection”, he was not caged, nor tethered.
I’m not sure why these were in the conservation area at Currumbin, but I’m glad they were, or else I wouldn’t have seen them!
It sort of grates on me a bit, tagging these birds “captive”. They’re not caged, and they’re not restrained. They’re free to fly away, but they stay. That doesn’t describe a captive bird to...