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Birds commonly sighted

around our house.

Cockatoos

 

Black Cockatoos

 

Mynah

New Holland Honeyeater

 

 

Magpie

Wattlebird

Spur Wing Plover

 

 

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My first set of images were captured

in South Africa

African Harrier Hawk

 

Yellow Billed Hornbill

 

African Hawk Eagle

African Grey Heron

 

 

African White Heron

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This next set are all Australian/Geelong captures.

Hawk vs Mudlark in our backyard.

Result, one dead Mudlark

and one happy hawk

 

Brown(?) Hawk

 

White Necked or Pacific Heron

White Faced Heron

 

A Hawk or a Falcon?

 

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All my images for this challenge were captured

in South Africa and Botswana

in 2013 and 2014 respectively.

African Starling

 

African Harrier Hawk

 

Crested Barbet

 

Pied Kingfisher

 

Yellow Billed Hornbill

 

Lilac Breasted Roller

 

Crimson Breasted Shrike

Grey Go Away Bird

 

Magpie Shrike

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Starlings in their summer clothes

 

Wattlebird

 

African Harrier Hawk

 

 

African Weaver

 

 

Nankeen Kestrel

 

Brown Hawk

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Featuring birds from

Africa and Australia.

African Ground Hornbill

 

Ground Hornbill

Ground Hornbill

African Ground Hornbill

Egyptian Geese


Australian Galah

 

Pacific Gull

 

Australian Gannet

 

Cape Barren Geese and chick

 

Cape Barren Goose

 

Cape Barren Goose Chick

 

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Birds with a colour as part of their name.

Featuring only Australian birds

this week.

Straw Necked Ibis. 

So named because of straw coloured

feathers on its neck. 

I doubt ‘straw’ is a colour but added it

because flocks of Straw Necked Ibis

used to invade our paddocks to eat grubs

which thrived under certain weather conditions.

 

White Faced Heron

 

White Necked Heron

or…

…Pacific Heron

Australian White Ibis

 

Red Rump Parrot

 

Red Rump Parrot

 

Black Cockatoo.   

A bit of a novelty this far south

 

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A catch  up post featuring birds from…

…Africa…

 

 

Lilac Breasted Roller

 

 

Africa

African Kingfisher

 

 

…and Australia…

A Red Wattle Bird on our clothes line


This view was not high enough.

 

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So far this year we haven’t been inundated with cockatoos

‘aerating’ the front and back yards.

To date only two corella have paid us a visit.

 Each one took two large bites from our soil

and haven’t been sighted since.

 

For some reason, this year,

our New Holland Honey Eater population

has swelled to the extent that they

are rather noisy as they go about the daily ritual

of depleting flowering trees of their nectar.

 

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