The Sunday BIRD Volume 9 Issue 48, May 25, 2014

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Heron, Teal & Oystercatchers
In reply to Richard Pavek, 7 months ago

These shots are from earlier this year, taken on the SE Coast of Australia.
I was on an early morning walk around the shoreline and found a mix of species happily sharing the bounty of a large bed of kelp that had been washed up on the rocks.

Peter

Here's a White-faced Heron working its way through the crowd . . .

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And a shot focussing on the pair of Sooty Oystercatchers

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and a pair of Chestnut Teal
The drake is taking a rest, and the duck seems to have a piece of kelp stuck in her mouth

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An another White-faced Heron

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