Bird of the Week: 24th June - Winter Warmers

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Bird of the Week: 24th June - Winter Warmers

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,

Winter is definitely here and everyone in the Sydney office agrees that it is cold! I don't know how the weather is in your part of Australia, but it's wet here! So, the theme as suggested by the team in Sydney is "winter warmers" - birds keeping warm, birds in the rain or getting wet....interpret as you will!

Looking forward to your photos again,

-Monica

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Pacific Black Duck and Eurasian Coot getting their heads wet.HardHead (Male) relaxing in the rain.Darter in soft rain.

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

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Little Black Cormorants flying in to land Great Cormorant taking off Off he goes !!Great Egret -love all the raindrops caught on the trees -

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

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Wattlebird taking a dip.

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

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Black Swan preening in the morning sun.

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

dna1972
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You did extremely well to capture the wattlerbird taking a dip! Very well done! yes

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Fluff up or snuggle up.

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

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dna1972 wrote:

You did extremely well to capture the wattlerbird taking a dip! Very well done! yes

Thanks dna, I was busy snapping shots of the ducks on the lake and then i noticed right beside me in the tree the Wattlebird having his morning dive. I had no idea if he was going to dive again or where on the water he would make his entry, so i crossed my fingers and kept my camera focussing on the water and waited. I was pleased with the shots tooyes but they were pot luck !!!!!!cheeky

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

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shoop wrote:

 so i crossed my fingers and kept my camera focussing on the water and waited. I was pleased with the shots tooyes but they were pot luck !!!!!!cheeky

Yes, sometimes it is luck that favours the prepared. Excellent work! wink

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Nice shots, Snoopcheeky....I mean Shoopsmiley This week is looking like the Shoop theme of the week.

I will have to dig something up

Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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rawshorty wrote:

Nice shots, Snoopcheeky....I mean Shoopsmiley This week is looking like the Shoop theme of the week.

I will have to dig something up

I know I am here all by myself ...where is everyone ???

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

Araminta
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I have been thinking about this topic for some time, sorry to say nothing really fits the topic. I would think a cup of hot soup would be a "winter warmer" , so all my photos about water or even rain would be beside the point, sorry to say, or am" I" missing the point here?

Back to my thinking paddevil

M-L

Araminta
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that kind of thing? A scarf is a "winter warmer"? (my daughter made this one for me, I don't have photoshop)

M-L

richman

A chilly pair of Figbirds fluffing up between downpours. It's been raining for over a week.

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This Crested pigeon was trying to keep warm on top of the chicken coop on a cold and wet winters day

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Looks like all you beautiful people are just warming up to this one. Keep them coming.

Kerry - Perth, Western Australia.

Chris F
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Hi everyone - here's a couple for you. 

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