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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
When I first go bird photography, my friend told me the best way to increase your lists is to go find them whenever you have time. That really works well. Congrats for photographing this beautiful newbie's pic.
 
Good on yer Nora, another one for my memories. I used to see them regularly in the outback of the West and even on an isolated island where I worked off the north west coast, called the Lowendal Island, five miles from Barrow Island. This bird has such a lovely song. Thanks again.
 
Nora congrats for the new one..howling wind or not you have taken a superb shot..wish i could hear it's song.Thanks for sharing.:t:
 
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Congratulations, Nora. He's a cocky looking fellow. :t:
 
I had almost the same experience, on our farm, after my husband came back from the paddocks to tell me there was a strange bird up there. Haven't seen one since! Congratulations and well done.
 

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