Fine variety

With water on the plains there is a fine variety of bird life to enjoy. This will only improve over coming weeks as the inevitable drying leads to expanded shorelines and the creation of a diversity of feeding habitats.

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Walker’s Swamp, Moolort Plains, 3rd December 2016

blackducks

Pacific Black Ducks

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II

bws

Australasian Shovelers

corellas

Long-billed Corellas

heron

White-faced Heron

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Australian Shelduck (female)

shelducks

Australian Shelducks (male below)

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Australian White Ibis

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II

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III

4 responses to “Fine variety

  1. i wonder if we would lose interest in birds if they didn’t fly.

  2. Great photos. Walker’s Swamp looks like a paradise….hope it maintains good levels full for a long time

    On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 10:44 AM, Natural Newstead wrote:

    > Geoff Park posted: “With water on the plains there is a fine variety of > bird life to enjoy. This will only improve over coming weeks as the > inevitable drying leads to expanded shorelines and the creation of a > diversity of feeding habitats. ” >

  3. Susan lanchester

    Wonderful photos, I would love to paint from some, may I? Sue woodend

  4. Wow Geoff !
    Walkers swamp is breathtaking. Move over Olegas Truchanas!

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