Lives in Australia Cairns. Qld, Australia
Joined on Nov 8, 2010

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  • Replied in Kruger Eagles
    Well done Peter as to be must have enjoyed that African trip so many birds of prey..we usually see vultures and buzzards on documentaries so it’s a pleasure to see these birds....
  • Nice set Dennis.....
  • Well done, enjoyed your review very much...something different....I thought the camera and lens performed well.,.great shots of our birds and marsupial
  • Living in a place that has bright sun highlights and deep shadows it’s always nice when the light comes together and gives pleasing results. During the week after the sun went down I stumbled upon ...
  • Nice photo of a flying egret...always hard to get the whites balanced..well done.
  • Okay tHanks Ron
  • Hi Ron thanks for your comments...just some info needed. I’m organising a trip to Los Angeles and Las Vegas just after Christmas...Now as a bird watcher I have always wanted to see a hummingbird ...
  • Hi Richard, great shot of the Jabiru stork..We have a stork here called the black necked stork or Jabiru....I have always thought the name Jabiru was an Australian Aboriginal name but no so.
  • Replied in Monk Parakeets
    Nice shots of the Monk Parakeet, nice sharp lens. Most parrots or all parrots nest in hollows in trees, banks, termite mounds terrestrial and arboreal, so it’s unusual to see parakeets nesting in ...
  • Thanks Richard for letting us Canon users into your forum. The forum broadens our minds as we love seeing birds from around the world and to appreciate excellent cameras and lens from Olympus that ...
  • Replied in Duck and Heron
    At original size the last shot of the white faced heron is so good....all the factors combined for a great shop...sharpness, depth of field, superb colour, and dark background, what a camera what ...
  • What a beautiful bird that Fairy wren is, your camera gives rich colours....nice detail in the Osprey..
  • Yes Peter it’s true I had not thought of that, the plastics that is...this bird is a suburban bird which explains the rubbish it brings in....I always check bowers as they have been known to pinch ...
  • Hi Dennis according to my Indian birdbook it is called a black shouldered kite...interesting
  • The challenge of getting the right angle makes you go back again and again...the allure of bird photography and getting the so called perfect shot...nice series Dennis, good to see the grey ...
  • Red knot with Curlew sandpipers in the background On the same foreshore as the Red knots there were a number of Black fronted Dotterals racing around Away from the coast in dryer country a male ...
  • Replied in Kruger Colours
    Must have been a joy so see these beautiful birds in Africa. What a treasure the Roller is, can nature make anything more beautiful then this bird. The colours are a little saturated, the ...
  • A beautiful bird taken through a glass window, nice feather seperation..what a beauty to have in your yard although the backyard fauna may have a different viewpoint
  • Replied in Swamp Harrier
    Nice series of the Swampy Dennis, nice and clear, good colour  I was not aware of the tail being so much lighter then the body.
  • Waders on the local forshaw, larger bird at the back is a Godwit, the other waders the mottled ones are knots and the smaller waders are Curlew sandpipers Knots and sandpipers on the run A Knot ...
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