Bird of the Week Challenge: 18th July - in the wrong place

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Holly
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Bird of the Week Challenge: 18th July - in the wrong place

Its Monday again! Another week down...

 

Great photos last week, lots of birds not looking their finest but captured in some fantastic photographs.

 

This week I thought we would get photos of birds where you might not expect them. Maybe it is a bird out of range, in a habitat you don't normally see them in or just somewhere you would not expect to see a bird!

dwatsonbb
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Maybe not quite what Holly meant, but Wedge Tail Eagle not supposed to be wrapped in a blanket and held. This one had a broken wing, I captured it and transported it the the Raptor Refuge (http://www.raptorrefuge.com.au/) for care, rehab, and hopefully subsequent release. Still in care at this time, as it take a long time for rehab. Someone else's phone photo, so quality is average. Posted with permission.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

Holly
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I think it is a great example Dale! Well done on the rescue as well.

robwill
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Good one Dale!

Rob. 

rawshorty
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This guy was out of range while he was around.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

dwatsonbb
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Don't Southern Cassowary usually live in or on the margins of rain forest? Only ever seen 1 in the wild, Etty Bay far North Queensland.

A slightly better photo.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

rawshorty
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The first ever breeding record of Pink-eared Duck in Canberra was a nice surprise for us.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

timrp
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Another one of a (or the) Paradise Shelduck from New Zealand.

rawshorty
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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

Devster
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This Peacock was at the cemetry at Samsonvale January this year. It's definately out of place.

laza
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This summers visitor from the north which i was rapted to see from  January .

Though another local obviously wasnt as keen on his arrival

Dont take life too seriously, it never ends well

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