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Sep 21, 2022 01:32 |  #3391

Tawny frogmouth pair. Oatley, Sydney.


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Sep 21, 2022 19:21 |  #3392

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Nankeen kestrel. Wild, but perched in a tree only 5 metres high at the most, in a construction compound at Wollongong (on a work day)

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The Kestrel is a wall hanger! Nice capture.


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Sep 21, 2022 19:22 |  #3393

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Lewin's honeyeater. Jamberoo, NSW.
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Immature male Australasian Darter. Vaucluse, Sydney.
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Great captures!


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Sep 21, 2022 19:24 |  #3394

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Tawny frogmouth pair. Oatley, Sydney.
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Nice captures! Are they easy to find? Are they rare?


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Sep 22, 2022 04:14 as a reply to  @ sogs's post |  #3395

Thanks. I know of 5 pairs of Tawnies within a few klm of where I live. I'm sure there are more.
They can be very difficult to spot.

This one took a bit of looking to find (they usually roost in a fairly limited area. This one has a roosting range of about 50m x 30m)


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Sep 22, 2022 05:05 |  #3396

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Thanks. I know of 5 pairs of Tawnies within a few klm of where I live. I'm sure there are more.
They can be very difficult to spot.

This one took a bit of looking to find (they usually roost in a fairly limited area. This one has a roosting range of about 50m x 30m)

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Wow, that could be a great puzzle: Where's Tawny!


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Sep 22, 2022 07:59 |  #3397

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Wow, that could be a great puzzle: Where's Tawny!

Yep. Sometimes I LOL when I spot them. Like this one:
I walked past it once, got it on the 2nd pass.


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Sep 22, 2022 09:48 |  #3398

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Yep. Sometimes I LOL when I spot them. Like this one:
I walked past it once, got it on the 2nd pass.

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I do not see it......it blends into the tree very well! It is a wonder you spotted it at all!!


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Sep 22, 2022 10:45 |  #3399

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Wow stunning images Ozulrike

Thank you, Russell :-)


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Sep 22, 2022 10:46 |  #3400

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Long-tailed Finch and Crimson Finch. Lawn Hill, Qld
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Sep 22, 2022 11:08 |  #3401

Finally managed to get a halfway decent shot of a male red-backed fairywren. They are always so elusive and fast!! :-)

Taken at Lee Point dam, NT


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Sep 22, 2022 14:47 |  #3402

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Yep. Sometimes I LOL when I spot them. Like this one:
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Astonishing. I'm now wondering how many I've walked past without noticing.


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Sep 22, 2022 14:48 |  #3403

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Beautiful Ulrike, well done!


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Sep 22, 2022 16:56 |  #3404

ozulrike wrote in post #19427866 (external link)
Finally managed to get a halfway decent shot of a male red-backed fairywren. They are always so elusive and fast!! :-)

Taken at Lee Point dam, NT

Gorgeous.
Beautiful composition. A very attractive bird.

We certainly have some magnificent wrens. Thanks for sharing Ulrike



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Sep 22, 2022 17:19 |  #3405

Choderboy wrote in post #19427766 (external link)
Thanks. I know of 5 pairs of Tawnies within a few klm of where I live. I'm sure there are more.
They can be very difficult to spot.

This one took a bit of looking to find (they usually roost in a fairly limited area. This one has a roosting range of about 50m x 30m)

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That's crazy! As Pippan stated better than "Where's Waldo."


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