Author: melanie

Gull-billed Terns

There are actually images from two trips here, but one of the trips both are in flight, so I thought I’d put them all in the same post. The group at Thorneside shows one...

Great Knot, Red Knot

These birds are quite similar, but the Great Knot is a little bigger than the Red Knot, and the red has chevron shaped marks on the chest, while the great has more dash-like marks....

Common Greenshank

Amongst a whole lot of shorebirds, this one solitary different one (well, of this species), another new bird for my list!

Blue-faced Honeyeater

I know I already have some lovely photos of these birds, but not one with a tongue out like this! The brush-tipped tongue is for nectar. Or left over fruit and pancakes.

Striated Heron

This guy was so cute, stalking fish in the rockpools, and catching them and eating them as quick as a blink!