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ZEISS DTI thermal imaging cameras. For more discoveries at night, and during the day.

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  1. A pretty morning visitor

    A pretty morning visitor

    I didn't see many of these Western Rosellas, in fact the only ones I did see were in Alex and June's garden. Thought you'd like to see what the plumage on their back is like for a change
  2. Posing

    Posing

    We don't seem to travel too far at this time of year, so this is a Eurasian Blackbird spotted in a tree before coming down to feed. Checking out the opposition perhaps LOL
  3. B&W makes Black and white

    B&W makes Black and white

    Alex spotted a Pied Stilt, AKA White-headed Stilt and Australian Stilt beside an island back a little way over to our right and suggested I try and get a bit closer and hide behind a bush to get a picture. Think he thought it was April 1! I set off confidently, using my best field craft, but...
  4. A welcome from a youngster

    A welcome from a youngster

    We got back to the house and found a juvenile Red-capped Parrot up a tree waiting to greet us. Well actually he was stuffing his face LOL Not good shooting skills I'm afraid.
  5. New drinker

    New drinker

    Down the road at the Craighall feeders; when we have an empty coconut, we put it atop the gate post (it has a bit of a hole at the top where the wood has rotted) and put some water in it (if I've got some in the car). Otherwise it might be some seeds. It wasn't there for long when a Coal Tit...
  6. Collecting grass seeds

    Collecting grass seeds

    We then set off to explore another of the conservation areas - Browns Road. A White-winged Chough was wandering through the grass as we made our way in. It looked very dry for springtime. The Adelaide Hills did have some bad fires after I left. Not a really great bird image, but I loved the...
  7. Short tail

    Short tail

    Sadly I chopped off part of this Dunnock's tail!! OK not physically of course!!! I don't see these every visit, but am sure they always about; so can't resist taking their picture when they do pop out for a few minutes.
  8. Such a little bit of shade

    Such a little bit of shade

    We'd now arrived at the Wilpend camp. There didn't appear to be very much shade for this poor Apostlebird to use. I know Australia is a hot country so you may be wondering why I keep mentioning it. It was unseasonably hot that year of the bush fires; way up in the mid-high 30's and touching...
  9. Checking the sky

    Checking the sky

    On a longer exploration of their hillside property, we found a Laughing Kookaburra at the top of a tree. Fortunately there were many trees to support myself for the high picture. Is he looking for trouble do you think.
  10. Bedtime shower

    Bedtime shower

    Back at John and Dora's in the evening light a White-browed Scrubwren was having a bath, which turned into a shower!! This is the nominate subspecies. Saturday Fun
  11. Insecure

    Insecure

    I think this is the only young Blackbird I've seen this summer. Some species really seemed to suffer with the poor weather during June. Probably not too long out of the nest. TTTW
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