Bird of the Week Challenge: 23rd November - Spots or stripes

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Holly
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Bird of the Week Challenge: 23rd November - Spots or stripes

Hi all - its Monday again! Hope we are all doing well.

 

This week's theme is going to focus on patterns - specifically, spots and stripes. So lets see images that incorporate one or both of those...

 

Elsie
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A Striped Honeyeater has a beautiful stripey head.

ungb
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A Spotted Dove is an easy bird to spot.

TheBirdLover
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A pair of Pacific Black Ducks with semi-striped heads.

M.M.

Devster
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This spotted Harrier has spots on its underside and a stripe on its tail feathers.

rawshorty
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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

Araminta
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Mother and baby Bush-stone Curlew (Bush Thich-knee)

M-L

teganb02
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Young Nankeen Night Herons have spots/stripes in their plumage 

Tegan - Melbourne Vic.

Araminta
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That is a gorgeous photo Tegan, I love it.

M-L

teganb02
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Wow, thank you M-L!

Tegan - Melbourne Vic.

Reflex
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The Rainbow Bee-eater has a distinctive long black eyeline/stripe.

Samford Valley Qld.

Devster
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The Buff-Banded Rail as the name suggests has stripes or bands as they call it.

davethewonder
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Juvenile Brown Goshawk - looks pretty stripey!

Dave, Sydney. 

rawshorty
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Spots and stripes.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

Reflex
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A Double-Barred Finch has plenty of spots.

Samford Valley Qld.

Devster
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Pink-Eared Ducks have stripes underneath and a Pink Spot on the head

Araminta
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Lots of spots on the Spotted Pardalote.

M-L

rawshorty
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Racing stripes on a Grey Fantail.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

Reflex
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Was that taken with your 100-400 MKII?

There's a few racing stripes on this Crested pigeon.

Samford Valley Qld.

rawshorty
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Reflex wrote:

Was that taken with your 100-400 MKII?

Yep, i was very close, settings were. 

F6.3

1/500

iso 250

360mm

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/ 

Araminta
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A pretty pattern on this female Satin Bowerbird, somewhere between spots and stripes.

M-L

Devster
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Some Stripes on the tail of this Brown Goshawk. Some spots on his chest as well

sue818
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Not the best picture but thought it might be unusual   --- Painted Finch from Cossack area, WA seems to have spots in stripes

Sue

rawshorty
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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

TheBirdLover
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Nice photo of the Cuckoo, Shorty!

M.M.

teganb02
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The Pacific Black duck is pretty stripey 

Tegan - Melbourne Vic.

rawshorty
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Thanks Birdlover,

Some vertical stripes on this Little Eagle.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

AussieAl
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Our friendly Kooka has a semi-stripey tail.

AussieAl

Devster
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These Wood Duck Chicks have a stripe on their head and white spots on their body

teganb02
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AWWEE Devester! Those ducklings are just adorable!!

Tegan - Melbourne Vic.

rawshorty
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A couple of stripes on the face of this Falcon.

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Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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

sue818
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Stripes on this Golden-headed Cisticola (Mataranka)

sue

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