Posts Tagged ‘bird’

Darter at Creek

I think this is a female darter (Anhinga melanogaster) I spotted at the creek today.


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There are a number of crested pigeons (Ocyphaps lophotes) living around the suburb I live in. They like to feed on the ground, sometimes on the road and I have to drive slowly sometimes if I spot them as the juveniles are quite oblivious of approaching cars.

This is one of my fave shot. She was on a branch just a few feet above  me when I passed by and I only realized it when she started cooing.  She sat rather comfortably on the branch, her plumage looking quite nice and fluffy.


This is a shot of one feeding on the ground.


And this is a close up of one perching on a palm tree in my backyard.


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