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'Another New Bird!!!...
Hi everyone, just had to share this guy! Pete and I had been down the back road to our place as we didn't have time to go out too far, I found the female Galah in the hollow of the tree where they had nested last year but no bubs then! Looked for the Striated Pardalote at the nest hole... but they weren't home, just singing aloft in the gums! So went down the road a bit further and I heard this beautiful song.. thought that I had a Skylark...I managed a flight shot, but not that good...then it decided to land on the stone wall and have a look around! I took a couple of shots out of the window of the car and it stayed so I got out and got a bit closer so that the wire and grass wasn't in the way! The wind by the way was howling and I knew by the tail on the bird that it was a new one!....couldn't get home quick enough to check my books and found that it was new for the Shire's list as well! Do hope you like it!
Habitat
Open country, pastures, short crops, grassland, scrub.
Location
Toolern Vale Melb
Date taken
14-10-07
Scientific name
Megalurus cruralis
Equipment used
D80 80-400mm
A beautiful cocky pose in this other newbie... today I'm lucky and I'm enjoying your findings on time, Nora! ;) :'D
 
Thanks julie61 and Marian for your comments, just hope that I can find a few more newbies to share with everyone! Thanks again!
 
Ahhh to turn back the clock and make all my bird sightings newbies! Have to say he looks nothing like any of our skylarks, A great looking bird though. Well done Nora :t:
 
Watta run on Newbies, you lucky thing!!! Send them my way pls! hahaha
 

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