• Welcome to BirdForum, the internet's largest birding community with thousands of members from all over the world. The forums are dedicated to wild birds, birding, binoculars and equipment and all that goes with it.

    Please register for an account to take part in the discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.
ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

anas castanea

  1. Chestnut Teals

    Chestnut Teals

    Chestnut Teals
  2. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal
  3. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal (male)
  4. Dribbler


    But doesn't he have the most beautiful eye!!!! We found another Chestnut Teal on the next lake too. Sorry I've not been around too much.... been an awful lot going on for me lately and this week has been a series of disasters, not the least of which was dropping my tv remote in the loo!!! The...
  5. Chestnut in the green

    Chestnut in the green

    The first birds I managed to photograph round the lake was a pair of Chestnut Teal. The males are a beautiful rich chestnut, aren't they.
  6. Mr Chestnut

    Mr Chestnut

    Aren't these handsome ducks with their dark green heads and chestnut brown bodies. Though this was the only picture I got of him with his head and bill showing. He was busy preening most of the time I watched.
  7. Chestnut


    Down at the lake were loads of different species of birds that we picked up on our journey round. The first was Chestnut Teal - this is the female. The male will follow.
  8. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

  9. Chestnuts


    Tearing ourselves away from the lonely Sandpiper, we were then confronted with a pair of Chestnut Teals. A strongly dimorphic species, with the male's plumage being quite striking and unmistakable, the female is a greyish brown rather like most other females.
  10. Ready for roasting?

    Ready for roasting?

    .... sorry, about that, but whenever I think of chestnuts, Bing Crosby's song comes to mind!!! Round another bend of the pond path, there were some rather attractive Chestnut Teal.
  11. Chestnut


    About a 3 hour flight from Brisbane and I was landing in Adelaide, South Australia. And there was Peter and Adrienne awaiting me. Peter took me for a local walk around where his house is later on, so that I could stretch my legs. I didn't take my camera though. Even so, I picked up my first...
  12. Chestnut teal (female)

    Chestnut teal (female)

    Chestnut teal
  13. Chestnut Teal (male)

    Chestnut Teal (male)

    Chestnut Teal
  14. Chestnut


    Chestnut plumage is really attractive, isn't it. The first Lifer of the day with these pretty Chestnut Teal on the lake.
  15. chestnut teal (male)

    chestnut teal (male)

  16. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

    Male in eclipse.
  17. Just one more

    Just one more

    A female Chestnut Teal. I have one more shot of her to share, then I'll move on to day 2 ... but I'm keeping some SF and Valentine's Day shots for later ;)
  18. Freckled Duck and Chestnut Teal

    Freckled Duck and Chestnut Teal

  19. Chestnut Teal ( Fem )

    Chestnut Teal ( Fem )

  20. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

    Slipped up - took this at f5.6. I reckon f8 or f11 might have nailed it perfectly!
  21. Chestnut teals male and  female

    Chestnut teals male and female

  22. Male Chestnut Teal Duck

    Male Chestnut Teal Duck

    I was just about to take a shot of this fellow swimming quietly along, then, all of a sudden, he took off. Pretty happy with the result, considering I wasn't expecting it.
  23. Chestnut Teals in Flight

    Chestnut Teals in Flight

  24. Chestnut Teal

    Chestnut Teal

    Laratinga is a wetland area near Mt Barker, a large and growing town in the Adelaide Hills - it has recorded 154 species.
  25. A peaceful scene...

    A peaceful scene...