It took a while to see the personality
in Africa’s Yellow Billed Hornbills.
For a time I thought they looked fierce…
….like its cousin the
The ugly duckling of the hornbills is
the Ground Hornbill, an endangered species,
which looks more like a turkey to me.
These ugly ducklings have a pop of red
around heir eyes and head…
And I’m sure many a woman
would kill for those eyelashes.
In our own backyard,
both literally and figuratively…
…we have a family of…
…New Holland Honey Eater’s in residence.
They can be found frequenting our native trees
when in flower.
I’m not sure if this is Mum or Dad,
but it was talking to the family teens
is my guess….and getting nowhere..