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Kookaburra

After 10 days away I have returned with approx 2000 images to process.  First job is to import them all, and then the time consuming job of editing out the keepers from the blurry duplicates. This image is one that … Continue reading

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Adorable Paradise Ducklings

I confess, I totally adore ducklings.  There is something irresistable about their cute stripey fluffyness, the shiny ‘still new’ gloss on their beaks and their endless curiosity and energy.  The only time they stop moving is when they settle down … Continue reading

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Goldfinch

Have seen these brightly coloured birds a bit in the garden lately.  Watching them flitter about in the weeds in one side of my garden, I realised they were feeding off the seeds growing in dandelions.  I have also seen … Continue reading

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Black Swan and cygnets

  Taken last spring at a waterway not far from my house.  I spotted this pair of black swans with their new family and made a mental note to go back with my camera.  Fortunately when I did they were … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo Part 4 – Jabiru and Free Flight Raptor Show

The Jabiru or Black Necked Stork was my favourite bird at Australia Zoo. I had seen its back from a distance at Currumbin so didnt realise how gorgeously coloured these birds are. And they are tall as well – a … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo Part 3 – Cassowary, Barn Owl and other native Australian birds

One of the delights for me in visiting Australia was discovering the huge interesting diversity of the native birds. They are far more colourful and flamboyant than our native NZ birds, and come in a wider range of sizes. Birds … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo Part 1- Dingos and other critters

Australia Zoo was the second animal themed outing on my holiday. It has a very different feel to Currumbin, the paths are wide, flat and concrete, there are lots of signs (which is good because its big and the paths … Continue reading

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