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Grey-tailed Tattler

We often go to Wellington Point for the kids (and us) to catch pokemon. When it’s low tide I take my camera. I’ve only done this twice, but both times I’ve gotten a new...

Crested Tern

My fifth new bird for today. Very hard to tell in the photos, but it’s a Crested Tern. One of the shots has a Silver Gull too.

Eastern Curlew

It’s a pity these are always against such an awful dull background! But I suppose that if they stand in the middle of vast open spaces it helps to blend in. Anyway, I’m sure...

Sacred Kingfisher

I think these are much better than my previous photos of Sacred Kingfishers. Such a lovely little bird.

Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Another new one for me. I had no idea what it was when Lesley pointed it out, I just took photos, then it flew away. Lesley asked what it was, and I said I...

Little Shrike-thrush

Another new one for me today. This was a lovely little bird, just scratching around in the leaf litter. Just a funny little note – my bird guide describes Shrike-thruses as “Large-plainly coloured thickheads...

Spectacled Monarch

Another new one for my list today. I’ve included the one photo so you can see just how difficult it can be to spot these birds when they’re in the scrub. The white marks...

Pacific Black Duck – leucistic

I’m fairly sure that this is a leucistic Pacific Black Duck. There was actually quite a little discussion about it on the Australian Bird ID group on facebook last night. Someone else posted a...

Dusky Moorhen

Aww, isn’t he cute? Not sure if he’s juvenile, or immature, or what, but he’s still extremely cute!

Bar-shouldered Dove

A new one for my list today. This bird was so gorgeous, but sitting in really bad lighting, but the colours that showed were just gorgeous.