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Royal Spoonbill

I recently visited Hervey Bay, with my two granddaughters. We stayed in a cabin on a lake, with birds outside all the time! It was fabulous. The Spoonbill sifts the bottom of the lake,...

Tree Martin

A new bird for me. I wasn’t sure what it was, but I knew it wasn’t a swallow. They were flying all around the pier, and I said to Stephanie I wish one would...

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!