Tag Archives: avian

A Good Scratch

Behold, the emden goose scratching itself! It must’ve had an itch that needed servicing posthaste. Perhaps it was to remove some sort of creature that was a nuisance. As with most of the bird photos I share, I like the … Continue reading

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Rock Dove Bathing

Here we have a photo of a rock dove bathing. Perhaps it is to cool down. Perhaps it is to remove dirt and maintain plumage. There are many reasons as to why this rock dove could be bathing in the … Continue reading

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Glorious Rock Dove

A wonderful creature with beautiful plumage looking off into the distance. With that being said, it was probably keeping an eye on me. A common, yet majestic bird that is treated with far more derision than is warranted. I hope … Continue reading

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Porphyrio melanotus

More birds! So these are Australasian waterhens. Large feet, easy to adapt to a number of situations. In this photo they were running. Well, one of them was beginning to run and the other was at first. I think they … Continue reading

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Platalea regia

Seeing a royal spoonbill, or any spoonbill in an urban environment is quite “Unlikely“. Whilst there are some that live in the Centennial Parklands, they’re still an uncommon sight. Spoonbills feed by having their beak open and moving it from … Continue reading

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Talk

A photo of three pigeons. Two are having a minor squabble. I was watching these pigeons for a while as they were bathing in the water and I wanted to get a few shots of them in motion for the … Continue reading

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Emden Goose

A photo of an emden goose in all of its majestic glory. I believe that it was flapping its wings at the moment of this photo being taken. The goose exhibits great form and appears to be quite large in … Continue reading

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