This photo was taken from my balcony. Every evening, bush turkeys fly up on the tallest trees to find the safe place to roost.
Bush turkey (George), I should hate him as he is uprooting my plants, but I admire his hard working nature, his persistence, there are no obstacles he cannot conquer.
Wild bush turkey from my garden, I think he likes me, cute bird, but garden destroyer
Permanent resident of my garden- wild bush turkey
Purple Water or Swamp Hen (male), porphyrio porphyrio
purple water hen
crested Pigeon, usually seen in pairs
small and cute Blue Wren
Blue wren (male)
Masked Lapwing commonly known as plover
Plover- close up
ibis near the lotus pond
spoonbill at Neera Creek
Brolga is a kind of crane. Brolgas are famous for their beautiful mating dance. They can be found in the northern and eastern parts of Australia.
Aboriginal legend tells about young woman who always danced instead of working, she was turned into a bird. Her name was Bralgah.
tawny Frogmouth, nocturnal bird. During the day they sit very close to the ground. They mimic old log, sitting motionless.
Black swans displaying their mutual affection
silhouettes of two Honey Eaters probably Wattle Birds
early morning flight
common name- Willy Wagtail
Brown Cuckoo-dove, also known as a Brown Pigeon
noisy miners (marnorina melanocephala) are very common birds along Eastern coast of Australia. They are bold and curious, noisy and full of character. They feed on nectar, fruit and insects.
unexpected passenger- noisy miners often attack their reflection in the mirror, this one forgot that I was sitting inside:)
typical behaviour: attacking its image in the car mirror
Pair of noisy miners feeding on pink banana flowers
visiting large white strelitzia flowers, which are full of nectar
drinking nectar on eucalyptus flowers
full of nectar grass tree flower spikes are favourite among honey eaters
Miner bird (common honey eater) was attacking its reflection in the mirror, forgetting that car window was open. They are very territorial, not afraid to chase large birds, lizards and snakes.
Three to choose from
angry sea gull
wild pelicans gather daily for their evening meal, local fish shop is donating some quantity of fish for the pelicans. Every day @ 4pm tourists can observe this ritual./ Entrance- Central Coast
lorikeet on grevillea bush
feeding on nectar on giant strelizia flower
a pair of galahs
Pair of rainbow lorikeets at the nest. Picture taken today while bushwalking
Crimson rosella feeding in the garden
Red Rumped Grass Parrot, I was not able to get a good photo, just a hint, how they look like ( above: male)
Female lorikeet is inside while male is keeping eye on surrounding area. The tree is called scribble gum (eucalyptus haemastoma)
I had to use the flash light which made birds bit nervous (King Parrot and Galah on the right)
Galah comes for breakfast every morning
Sulphur Crested Cockatoe
a pair of corellas
Long Billed Corellas
Pair of rainbow lorikeets with their young on the right)
pair of noisy lorikeets in my garden, they just finished eating their apples
corellas feeding on acacia seeds
King Parrots (immature bird on the left), they can become quite tame.
Red Wattle Bird is among the largest Australian Honey-eaters.
king parrots are inspecting a tree hollow. this is a second pair of king parrots that would hopefully nest in my garden. they can become quite tame.
female Satin Bower Bird- ptilonorhynchus violaceus
lorikeet feeding on banksia serrata nectar
I think it is a satin bower bird
I think it is a little wattle bird
variegated wren (breeding male)/ malurus lamberti, these miniature birds are known for their bright plumage
Black swans on Tugerrah Lake
bad hair day for this crested pigeon
sulphur crested cockatoo feeding on acacia seeds
this cockatoo family visits my front verandah
A pair of Galah parrots are making nest in large hollow tree. half of this tree have been eaten by termites.
Large parrot - Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus)
This is a King parrot unfortunately the light was very bad, I did not have a chance to adjust the setting on my camera.
The noisy miner (Manorina melanocephala) is a native Australian bird