A couple of birds.

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A couple of birds.

Managed to get a shot of a Straw-necked Ibis in our park plus a Freckled Duck at Edithvale Wetlands recently. Apologies if I have posted these before. Thanks for viewing.
Straw-necked Ibis

Freckled Duck

... and another.


Wow, a freckled duck! Aren't they seasonal migrators and visitors?! What a great experience to see some. They look beautiful, and so does the ibis, I have only ever seen the straw necker flying in the sky.

Gelmir's picture

Congrats on the Freckled Duck shots.

bushanwater's picture

Beautiful colours on the ibis George well done. I would love to see a Freckled duck myself but they are a bit hard to come by in Bundy. Nice work.

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birdie's picture

Well caught with those beautiful colours George. And that Freckled duck is amazing, I've never even heard of one.



Sunshine Coast Queensland

heva1's picture

Hi George, love the straw necked Ibis, never seen one before, nor the freckled duck. thanks for sharing....actually double thanks because you jogged my memory re. Edithvale wetlands, I passed there in the car a few weeks back and made myself a note in the phone to visit as I saw they have hides there, then my dog chewed phone and it died and I couldn't remember the name of the place!
Not doing very well with phones ...last one got drowned whilst taking pics of welcome swallows!!

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best


Just a few questions Hev, 1) How does a dog get your phone? and 2) How do you get your phones drowned looking at swallows? I really want to make a trip to a wetland, too bad the closest one is probably in QLD!

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Hi Amateur, I reposted the pics on flickr to explain phone death no.1 (no pain no gain thread)Second one naughty kelpie nibbled charger wire I repaired and connected the two wires up wrong and it blew up the motherboard (whatever that is!... but could not be repaired!)
As for wetlands... you must have one nearer to you than Queensland....

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best

NicoLitwin's picture

Wow George this photos are awesome the first one is very cool, I like the angle and the light isn´t harsh, and the colours are wonderful, congratulations

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