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Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 16:41
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Posted By delia todd
Mmmmm.... I see what you mean Larry. Trouble is...

Mmmmm.... I see what you mean Larry. Trouble is I've not much time to examine this just now as off out for a couple of hours.

Didn't have a BB recorded for the wetlands that day (but that don't mean...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 14:48
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Hi Nora. Thanks lass. Indeed I did see both;...

Hi Nora. Thanks lass.

Indeed I did see both; Bush Stone-Curlew on Stradbroke Island and on the Gold Coast. With Beach Stone-Curlew, (on the beach;) ) on both visits to Bribie Island.

..... and I...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Today, 12:27
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
The last picture of a bird that I managed to get...

The last picture of a bird that I managed to get was of a Silver Gull.

As I said earlier, my head was spinning with so many species coming at me. It just wasn't possible to get them all, mostly...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 22:35
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Thanks so much Larry. Indeed I did mean...

Thanks so much Larry. Indeed I did mean 'Southern' of course, and have made the correction, thanks.

Yeah. that Hall's Babbler is a pain for me. It was one of the main objects Hans was searching for...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 22:10
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Now I was re-acquainted with the sweet wee...

Now I was re-acquainted with the sweet wee White-plumed Honeyeater, which I'd first seen at Bowra. Such a pretty bird this one.

It's was just great to find a fledgling Welcome Swallow sitting in the...
Forum: Egypt Yesterday, 14:37
Replies: 13
Views: 125
Posted By delia todd
Mmmm.... must say I rather agree with Dan re the...

Mmmm.... must say I rather agree with Dan re the sizing. I generally find that the least useful guide for ID.

Over here I'd tell someone that the Grey Heron is the only large black, white and grey...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 12:13
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Continuing on we found a Swamphen snuggled into...

Continuing on we found a Swamphen snuggled into the grass by the path, and close by in the reeds a beautiful wee Superb Fairywren; how lovely to know they're here as well!!!

Then a couple of new...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Yesterday, 12:04
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Thanks Lisa and WP. LOL I do find it so easy to...

Thanks Lisa and WP.

LOL I do find it so easy to get confused, when faced with a whole slew of new species WP.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 27th January 2020, 19:50
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Round a bend and another newbie - a Hoary-headed...

Round a bend and another newbie - a Hoary-headed Grebe swam across the middle of the lake. What a nice bird this one is, I've not even seen that many pictures of them.

Maned Ducks and Pacific Black...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 27th January 2020, 13:02
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Part 3; South Australia

24 & 25 October, 2019

.... but first finish up the 24th. I used a 'cheapie' company for this flight, Jetstar. Worked out fine. Even paying for extra luggage it was still a lot cheaper than using...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Monday 27th January 2020, 10:00
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Grrr.... of course it isn't a Monitor... don't...

Grrr.... of course it isn't a Monitor... don't know where my brain was last night!!

Think it must be the Australian Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii), which are quite common in the Brisbane...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 26th January 2020, 20:35
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Species seen White-winged Chough ...

Species seen


White-winged Chough
Blue-faced Honeyeater
Maned Duck
Laughing Kookaburra
Bar-shouldered Dove
Rainbow Lorikeet
Green Catbird
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 26th January 2020, 20:11
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
End of Part Two

Walking back along the path towards the car, Hans spotted an Australian Water Dragon on the other side of the fence. Handsome beastie.

After a couple of false starts, we managed to find our way to...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 26th January 2020, 19:54
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Thanks Keith. Sorry to upset you lad;)

Thanks Keith. Sorry to upset you lad;)
Forum: Egypt Sunday 26th January 2020, 15:31
Replies: 13
Views: 125
Posted By delia todd
Gosh!! That's another great project you've...

Gosh!! That's another great project you've started Georgina.

I'm not too sure you need to produce cards for small children, though possibly nursery schools could be interested. Do they bring...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Sunday 26th January 2020, 11:30
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
I got pretty close views of a Little Pied...

I got pretty close views of a Little Pied Cormorant on a post while down at the water's edge were both a Silver Gull and Pied Oystercatcher.

Back at the path, where a Willie-Wagtail had shown...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 25th January 2020, 20:06
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Bribie Island

24 October 2019

An early start today to get to Brisbane for a lunch time flight. But I still managed a picture of a very handsome Black-faced Cuckooshrike before we left.

Hans and Judy wanted to...
Forum: Scotland Saturday 25th January 2020, 14:36
Replies: 559
Views: 90,378
Posted By delia todd
Nice one Paul... and a super picture that too lad.

Nice one Paul... and a super picture that too lad.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 25th January 2020, 12:19
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
We had a wee while before we needed to be back...

We had a wee while before we needed to be back home, so Hans took me back to Black Butt in the hopes we might see the Parrot.

Looking around, I couldn't resist taking a picture of this glorious...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:44
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
:-O Love it Nora.... 'cept I'm having trouble...

:-O

Love it Nora.... 'cept I'm having trouble getting my tongue round the pronunciation. Will go away and practise LOL
Forum: Your Favourite Pictures From The Birdforum Gallery Saturday 25th January 2020, 10:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,318
Posted By delia todd
Indeed it does Alex. A wonderful picture that -...

Indeed it does Alex. A wonderful picture that - many thanks for flagging it up laddie.
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Saturday 25th January 2020, 08:27
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
LOL Hans.... I've never really known the...

LOL Hans.... I've never really known the difference, except I think clementines are smaller than mandarins, so I usually just say the first one that comes into my head (and try not to say nectarines...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 24th January 2020, 20:21
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Next came a couple of Bar-shouldered Doves, and...

Next came a couple of Bar-shouldered Doves, and I'm thinking they're probably a pair, with the closest one having much paler plumage?

Another pair, straight after, were the very pretty Red-browed...
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 24th January 2020, 20:11
Replies: 471
Views: 18,420
Posted By delia todd
Thanks girls. Those wee fantails were a real...

Thanks girls. Those wee fantails were a real delight. And yes, Lisa - Hans and Judy did take care of me very well.
Forum: Scotland Friday 24th January 2020, 12:41
Replies: 559
Views: 90,378
Posted By delia todd
Yeah, I can imagine Paul. A very sad sight that...

Yeah, I can imagine Paul. A very sad sight that must have been.

So sad. I've never seen one up here, though have both in England and Wales.
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