Those irresistible ‘Swifties’

The Swift Parrots around Newstead continue to delight. This morning I came across several small flocks in the area between Spring Hill and Mia Mia Tracks [location]. They were feeding in small groups of 2-5 birds, mainly on Red Box buds. All up I saw probably 30 different individuals. Some were only a few metres from the ground, allowing me to approach quite closely. They were a brilliant sight, on a beautiful, still and crisp morning.

Swift Parrot on Red Box, Spring Hill and Mia Mia Tracks, 7th July 2010

Different view, different bird!

2 responses to “Those irresistible ‘Swifties’

  1. Debbie Worland

    Hi Geoff, what fantastic photo’s keep up the good work.

  2. Debbie Worland

    Went out to Mia Mia Track this morning and saw a swiftie feeding on the ground near Spring Hill Track

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