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Rear View Preening

Behold! Another ibis preening. Slightly awkward angle but I like how it makes the ibis look like a feathery lump with legs. I hope you enjoy.

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Three Mistletoe Birds

Also known as Dicaeum hirundinaceum. This is what I feel was a rather lucky shot. Only able to capture it due to my partner noticing the one standing on the top of the statue. I think I kept looking back … Continue reading

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Ibis on a Fence

A bit of a dark photo, but I’m fine with that as it draws more attention to the ibis’ shape than it does the details on it, though it is nice that you can see some of the feather positioning. … Continue reading

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Manorina melanocephala

This was taken whilst on a recent walk. There was a shot of this noisy miner I took just after it commenced flight, but unfortunately there was a power cable that was really distracting to the shot, so here’s this … Continue reading

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Deep Clean

Just a photo of an ibis cleaning itself. I’m not sure as to why I didn’t share this sooner. It’s easy enough on the eyes and due to being a simple, pleasing shot. I like how part of the ibis’ … Continue reading

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In the Midst of a Step

The same Porphyrio melanotus as this one. This shot was taken shortly before the prior one. I’m not sure as to why I felt the need to mention that. I was trying to get a shot of the bird mid-step. … Continue reading

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Porphyrio melanotus in Motion

Yesterday afternoon I went on a short cycle. During the cycle I saw this Australasian waterhen underneath a transmission tower looking for food as I passed on by. On my way back home the waterhen was still there so I … Continue reading

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Streptopelia chinensis

I think this is a different spotted dove than the last one I took a photo of, but in the same area a few minutes later. This one was cleaning itself whilst I was taking photos. I think for a … Continue reading

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Ibis Atop a Lamppost

As the title suggests. I was walking around yesterday afternoon. From a distance I saw two ibes on a lamppost. I was in a park at the time trying to get photos of rosellas (They might not have been; it … Continue reading

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Going for a Walk

A shot of a spotted dove (Streptopelia chinensis) walking along a roof. I think this shot gives a sense of distance quite nicely. I also think the colour isn’t too harsh and helps to give the scene a relaxed feel … Continue reading

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