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Jo’s Monday Walk

Week-38

Balyang Sanctuary

 I have often posted random images taken at

Balyang Sanctuary in Geelong.

This week I thought of revisiting…

 

some of the images I have taken at Balyang.

It is home to many species of birds

such as this Mudlark.

There are also plenty of wild ducks…

to photograph.

Once I thought that I had

photographed some ducklings…

Then the wind pushed them in the opposite direction.

I felt a bit silly.

 

The most difficult to photograph are the

Lorikeets which call Balyang home.

Usually high up in the trees and moving

before one can focus the camera.

However at breeding time they slow down a bit…

 

and literally hang around their nests…

 

or sit outside for some peace and quiet…

and groom themselves.

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Finally, there are also Australian White Ibises

which frequent the sanctuary in small numbers,

but make great subjects, in my opinion.

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Jo’s Monday Walk

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Black and White Tuesday

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Some bird photos…
One of the many lorikeets…

 with an itchy wing.

 

I think this is the Straw Necked Ibis.

I have never seen it in flight and at close quarters before.

Therefore an educated guess..with the help of Google.

Coloured photos in Wordless Wednesday post.

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Hope you enjoyed.

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Lorikeets

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Tuesday morning I managed to find some lorikeets.lorikeet_0068

Breeding season has brought them down

from the tree tops…
to tend their young in this tree house!

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Wordless Wednesday

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Lorikeets

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Tuesday morning I managed to find some lorikeets.

lorikeet_0074Breeding season has brought them down

from the tree tops…
lorikeet_0082to tend their young in this tree house!

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Wordless Wednesday

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