There was a young butcherbird carrying on, squalling for something to eat. It’s parent came down to it, to a small puddle, and got a drink, so the young bird had a drink too....
Category: Large Perching Birds
Coucals, Koel, Cuckoos, Bronze-Cuckoos, Magpies, Currawongs, Ravens, Crows, Butcherbirds, Woodswallows, Drongo, Myna, Chough, Apostlebird, Magpie-Lark, Starlings, Orioles, Figbirds.
The whole time we were staying at Kinnon & Co baby Apostlebirds were squalling to be fed. It must be a 24/7 job for the parents! The chicks never give up.
These were all taken on the grounds of Kinnon & Co Outback Lodges where Mum and I stayed for four days after and before our Spirit of the Outback train journeys.
A really awful photo, but about the best I have. I’ll have to be on the lookout for Orioles so I can get a better shot.
These two were fighting over a stick insect, in the gum tree in my garden.