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  1. Long-billed Corella

    Long-billed Corella

    Who's watching who?? Nice Long-billed Corella in Sydney
  2. M

    Cockatoo with no crest ? Sydney, Australia

    Hello ! I’m brand new to this, I signed up about 3 minutes ago ! We have heaps of birds that come to our backyard throughout the day (but mainly early morning and late afternoon), and today this little guy appeared ! Normally the cockatoos come in groups (of varying numbers) but this one came...
  3. masked lapwings in flight

    masked lapwings in flight

    The Masked Lapwings (Spur-winged Plovers previously) are common around the parks and lawns around Sydney.
  4. fuscous honeyeater

    fuscous honeyeater

    Male and female are similar.
  5. crested pigeons

    crested pigeons

    Crested Pigeons feeding under the Norfolk Pines at a local beach
  6. bassian thrush

    bassian thrush

    A pair of Bassian Thrushes turned up near the local creek a few years in a row.
  7. baillon's crake WW D500 300mm 2.8_DSC0276.jpg

    baillon's crake WW D500 300mm 2.8_DSC0276.jpg

    This Baillon's Crake appeared at the local wetlands for a few days and then disappeared.
  8. Chestnut teal (female)

    Chestnut teal (female)

    Chestnut teal
  9. 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 ;)
  10. Fan-tailed Cuckoo

    Fan-tailed Cuckoo

    Fan-tailed Cuckoo, Sydney Australia. This little guy bumped into our window and got slightly stunned. It recovered in about 15 mins. Didn't seem particularly afraid of us. Later I saw and heard it singing in a tree.
  11. Silver gull

    Silver gull

    Silver gull in Sydney harbour area
  12. Brown Gerygone

    Brown Gerygone

    A rather smallish Aussie bush bird. Photographed earlier this morning.
  13. Spotted Harrier

    Spotted Harrier

    A juvenile bird I photographed yesterday afternoon.
  14. Spotted Harrier

    Spotted Harrier

    Not a common species in Sydney, they are a bird of the open fields west of the Great Dividing Ranges. However, they do turn up just about every year. This year, they are everywhere around Penrith at least.
  15. Australian Owlet-nightjar

    Australian Owlet-nightjar

    A quite small nightbird in the Aussie bush. Quite delightful little characters with gorgeous voices. Photographed at night while spotlighting alone in a forest.
  16. Zebra Finch

    Zebra Finch

    There are a few locations near my home where I can always find these wonderful Aussie natives. This is a male perched on a fence alongside a sake brewery. The image is full frame as presented.
  17. Speckled Warbler

    Speckled Warbler

    A bird of the southern forests of Australia. Quite uncommon in the Sydney region due to habitat destruction. I am lucky living on Sydney's western outskirts where some populations of this stunning little bird remain. This is a female characterized by the chestnut-colored eyebrow.
  18. Balancing act

    Balancing act

    I was privileged to spend several sessions photographing a wild, yet unbelievably "tame" Australian Kestrel near my home in October 2010.
  19. Male Chestnut teal

    Male Chestnut teal

    This teal was on the boardwalk railing where I have seen him many times before. I took some photos and then slowly walked by him and him didn't fly. First time that happened.
  20. Little Pied Cormorant

    Little Pied Cormorant

    Little Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax melanoleucos) in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney.
  21. female Chestnut Teal

    female Chestnut Teal

    There's been some discussion as to whether this is a Grey Teal but she was with the male Chestnut and they were feeding together. Neil.
  22. Australian Wood Duck juvenile

    Australian Wood Duck juvenile

    It was nice to see a small family of Wood Ducks out in the rain on several days that I visited one of my favorite areas in Sydney. There were 3 little ones . Neil.
  23. Look at the state of that...

    Look at the state of that...

    Me looking a little windswept at Sydney Harbour, May 2009. I'd taken a photo for a British couple with their camera with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge in the background and then got them to return the favour with mine.
  24. Yellow-nosed Albatross

    Yellow-nosed Albatross

    Why is the albatross with the mostly black bill called a Yellow-nosed, and the albatross with the yellow bill is a black-browed? I love to watch them soar effortlessly over the waves.
  25. Little Grassbird

    Little Grassbird