Bird of the Week: 10th June - Enjoy your meal!

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Monica
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Bird of the Week: 10th June - Enjoy your meal!

Hi everyone - please ignore this old post from 2013, a minor glitch from updating our login systems today :)  Cheers, Monica

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Hi everyone,

In Holly's absence, I get the fun job of posting your weekly photography challenge! So, in honour of last week's United Nations World Environment Day theme all around food ("Eat, think save" - June 5th every year), let's see those photos of birds foraging or enjoying a good meal. To make it even more challenging, try and post photos of birds getting a feed from a natural source.

Looking forward to seeing your photos!

-Monica

Araminta
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Musk Lorikeets enjoying their feast.

So is the juvenile Eastern Spinebill

M-L

Araminta
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I have no idea why the photos came up in the wrong sequence? Also the textcrying. When I looked at the preview, it was still correct. Sorry. (but you know, No1 is the juv Eastern Spinebill, the others the Musk Lorikeetswink, don't have enough time to re-post.Sorry)

M-L

rawshorty
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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rawshorty/ 

rawshorty
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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rawshorty/ 

cassie.c87
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Young grey butcherbird about  to enjoy a caterpiller , willie wagtail with a dragonfly and a rainbow lorikeet with it's vegetarian lunch.

Araminta
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An immature (2nd year) Pacific Gull having a feast.

...and a Silver Gull also having a little(?) snack

M-L

rawshorty
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Male Superb Fairy Wren having a small feed.

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And a Red Wattlebird

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rawshorty/ 

Araminta
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King Parrot eating seeds in my garden. (I can almost hear Woko saying, it's not a native treeangry. I know,but it provides great shade for the dogs in summer, and lots of seeds for countless Parrots.) 

M-L

rawshorty
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The rain cleared for a little while this morning so went out to get these (not great shots)

Male Superb Fairy Wren eating a cricket

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And a White Faced Heron eating an earth worm

White-faced Heron eating worm-7517 by rawshorty, on Flickr">[/url] White-faced Heron eating worm-7517 by rawshorty, on Flickr

Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rawshorty/ 

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Sacred Kingfisher with mouse. Rottnest Island W.A.now for a closer look !

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

Araminta
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This girl (Superb Fairy Wren), is enjoying a yummy fly.

M-L

Araminta
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Kookaburra with blue bug  (one of my first photos, taken 2011. By golly, I hope my photography has improved crying?)

M-L

rawshorty
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Whistling Kite having a feed

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

http://www.flickr.com/photos/rawshorty/ 

Araminta
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Haha Shorty, he has cleaned that bone, there is hardly any meat left on it, can't even tell what it wassurprise Great shots.

M-L

dicutting10
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a couple of birds enjoying a meal cheers Diane -Canberra

windshear
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A couple of photos -- 

- Rainbow Lorikeet feeding. (bit of tongue action) - There was also a Little Friarbird, but the loris chased him away. :(
- Pied Currawong with his catch.
- Two butcherbirds jealously guarding their bit of roast they nabbed from somewhere. (this was in a park) The look on their faces is priceless!
Last two from earlier this year. The local RACQ has a Pecan tree, which the cockatoos and corellas love feasting on. Rather than going and getting his/her own, the one on the left decided it was easier to steal someone else's. (little corellas)

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