Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)
















66-80 cm (span c.1.5 m)
Tallebudgera Creek, Queensland

Little Egret (Egretta garzetta)















56-65 cm (span c. 90 cm)
Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Crested Tern (Sterna bergii)


























44-48 cm (span 95-105 cm)
Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Striated Heron / Mangrove Heron (Butorides striatus)
















43-51 cm (span c. 70 cm)
Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)





















1.5 to 1.9 m (span 2.4 to 2.6 m)
Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Welcome Swallow (Hirundo neoxena)















15 cm
Tweed River, Queensland

Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus)















33-38 cm
Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis)















28-33 cm
Currumbin Creek, Queensland

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Pied Butcherbird (Cracticus nigrogularis)


Chestnut Teal (Anas castanea)


Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris)


Mudlark / Magpie Lark / Peewit (Grallina cyanoleuca)


Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa)


Long Billed Corella (Cacatua tenuirostris)




Friday, October 03, 2014

Laughing Kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae)













Crested Pigeon (Ocyphaps lophotes)


Australian Wood Duck (Chenonetta jubata)



Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)






Eastern Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii)


Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles)






Olive-backed Oriole (Oriolus sagittatus)


Superb Fairy Wren


Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Wire-tailed Swallow (Asian form)

Wire-tailed Swallow--Asian form
(Hirundo smithii filifera)

Bigger than the 14 cm long Wire-tailed Swallow (Hirundo smithii).

11 August 2014
13:35

Chang Moi
Thailand

Monday, August 11, 2014

Western Jackdaw

Western Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)
34-39 cm

7 August 2014
09:36

Haarlemmermeer,
The Netherlands