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  1. Coalie


    How strange.... I did a look back through my Gallery and I don't seem to have shown you a picture of a Coal Tit yet from the Mause Feeders. So not before time I give you this... how could I have over-looked them for so long - those feeders have now been up a year!!
  2. Not impressed

    Not impressed

    A Mute Swan was play-acting beside a couple of mates... but they don't seem to be enjoying the fun as much as he was. A rather distant view at Kinnordy in September. Saturday Fun
  3. Young ones

    Young ones

    On our way up to the Patch towards the end of September we found a few Barn Swallows on the overhead wires. From this picture it looks like there's two ages of youngsters here... the one on the left looks far more advanced than the one on the right?
  4. Gone missing

    Gone missing

    When I pulled the curtains back one September morning, my first thought was... "what on earth has happened to the top seed tray. Took me a few minutes to spot it. Funnily enough, same thing this morning. Who is vandalising my feeding station? Anyway can you spot the missing seed tray. Saturday Fun
  5. Dropped it!

    Dropped it!

    Dunnock's are regular at the edge of town feeding site we discovered a couple of years ago, but not always in a photographable position. Even this one was taken through the car windscreen. Saturday fun
  6. Happy Christmas everyone

    Happy Christmas everyone

    I hope you're enjoying the day. After not having seen one before the image I showed you last Hogmanay the Eurasian Nuthatch has become a pretty regular visitor, though hardly saw them during the breeding season. Here he was back again in September.
  7. A one off

    A one off

    This Brown Falcon was the only one I saw on my travels. The light was all wrong, so I've had to adjust the levels to try to get some detail.
  8. Now for the biggie

    Now for the biggie

    ... well at least the biggest I've seen. We'd moved on round that point and were climbing up to the next viewpoint when people started shouting down to those making their way up that the Whales were coming. Wow!! I knew they were big, but...
  9. Colourful curtain

    Colourful curtain

    A few figbirds had come in to feed on the figs. What a colourful sight they make, don't they.
  10. I want lunch!!

    I want lunch!!

    There were a couple of fledgling Noisy Miners in the garden too. I think this one is hungry! Struggling to find any 'funny' pictures for Saturday Fun at the moment. But thought this just about filled the bill.
  11. Well framed

    Well framed

    Back at Ken's house a Rainbow Lorikeet was in for some refreshments. Such colourful birds.
  12. Swampy in a swamp

    Swampy in a swamp

    ... well it's not really a swamp... a lake with water lilies! When the light catches these Swamphens right, they are such a beautiful colour.
  13. Ol' White-eye

    Ol' White-eye

    This one has a much nicer facial expression than the one I showed you a few days ago, doesn't he. His white eye fairly jumps out of the picture LOL
  14. Not laughing

    Not laughing

    He couldn't even raise a smile, as he had his mouth full and, of course, there was the danger of the Noisy Miners (one in front and another out of shot) pinching it off him if he dropped it LOL.
  15. Not in breeding mode yet

    Not in breeding mode yet

    When they are in breeding plumage, the yellow neck wattle fills out. One unusual feature of these birds is that their tail is flattened vertially, quite unlike most other birds, where they sit horizontally. I wonder why this is?
  16. I promised you his lady

    I promised you his lady

    .... well here she is on the other side of the footpath. The female has a white forehead and throat. The male has a broad white supercillium (lacking on the female) and a black throat and breast.
  17. Levitating SF

    Levitating SF

    There was a lot of movement in the trees on the opposite side of the path, it looked big, so I took a picture and discovered it was a brushturkey moving through the canopy. Here it would seem he's actually levitating LOL.
  18. Muddled


    Is he a magpie or a lark. No-one seems sure, so he's been called a Magpie-lark LOL He cam down and landed in the grass right close to us, and not bothered by our presence at all. This is the male, the female wasn't far away and I'll show you her later.
  19. Where's his brush though

    Where's his brush though

    I thought this was such a pretty setting to find the jacana. Placed himself well for me in amongst the water lilies, didn't he.
  20. With a splash of yellow

    With a splash of yellow

    Quite close to the whistling ducks, was this Australian Ibis showing off his yellow pants, though I'm not too sure where that colour has come from - I don't see it mentioned anywhere.
  21. Travellers


    I find the whistling ducks very attractive, so was pleased to see some at Minnippi too. If I was younger and fitter, I might have tried to see all the eight species.
  22. Middle for diddle

    Middle for diddle

    An Intermediate Egret was the next to take my attention. I still had to study these carefully to be able to tell the difference between them and the Great ones.
  23. Winter Visitor

    Winter Visitor

    I see even less of Lesser Black-backed Gulls than Herring Gulls they're just occasional visitors, particularly through the winten months. This was the first one I managed to photograph on a more distant neighbour's roof. TTTW Ooops... thanks for pointing out my error. It is, indeed a Lesser...
  24. If looks could kill

    If looks could kill

    Sometimes you catch a pose where a guy looks really, really evil and you just want to run!! Thought this would be my SF entry for this week.
  25. Not a mag, nor bald....

    Not a mag, nor bald....

    .... but a Pied Stilt. Such elegant waders and I'd really wanted to see a stilt ever since I missed out on Sammy by a few days at Titchwell! This one was foraging on the edge of the lake at Minnippi.