BirdWeeklyPC-Birds-I-Love

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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

Monteiro’s Hornbill.

 


The ugly duckling of the hornbills is

the Ground Hornbill, an endangered species,

which looks more like a turkey to me.

 

Ground Hornbill

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.

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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..

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8 thoughts on “BirdWeeklyPC-Birds-I-Love

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  2. Awesome set of photos this week! I’d love to see these Hornbills and Honeyeaters. The ugly duckling does look like a turkey but with a much larger beak. Since when do teenagers listen? Guess it doesn’t matter what the species is. LOL! 🙂

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