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Bar-tailed Godwit

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...

Yellow-throated Scrubwren

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...

Rufous Fantail

Another photo of a blurred tail. Maybe one day I’ll actually catch one being still!

Pelican

While this pelican was performing, and was “part of the collection”, he was not caged, nor tethered.

White-browed Woodswallow

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!

Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo

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...