Blue-Breasted Fairy Wrens

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laza
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Blue-Breasted Fairy Wrens

The main birding highlight of my trip to the Dryandra State forests was these guys

The Blue-Brested Fairy wrens , I have no idea how to tell the males  from the Variegated Fairy Wren.

However this is a Blue-Brested area and  the females have the brown orange rather then bright orange beaks so Im pretty certain these are  Blues

Greyson
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Beautiful shots of beautiful birds. I like the way you got them to pose so nicely. Posing the SEQ wrens is like herding cats.

laza
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Thanks very much, Yes I mainly have experience with the Splendids and Red-Wings.

The Reds are usually very shy and Splendids vary.

These guys are their initial alarm at my presence were very accomodating.

Just a pity i found them when sun clouded over but you cant have everything :)

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Devster
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Wow, how beautiful. I can see why you have trouble telling them apart, they loof very similar. Love the poses.

muz1970
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Beautiful photo's. Did you notice the leg band on the cock bird. Must go for a drive as I haven't come across these guys yet. Or the Emu wrens you posted for that matter.

Nice work 

alcatraz
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Great shots laza. Like the Variegated, a beautiful little wren.

WhistlingDuck

Beuatiful photos laza - gorgeous little birds.  Love the shot of the pair together. 

laza
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Cheers guys

Yes Muz , I did notice male's bracelet, I can certainly recommend a trip out Dryandra as previously stated besides these guys plenty other news birds for me.

Plus a numbat and Tamar wallaby sighting.

i went out there again for evening hike a couple weeks later trying to jag another numbat.

No joy but I came across my first ever Echinda which was fantastic.

i had heard you can find emu wrens down at Yallingup on the torpedo and quenda trails along cape but no joy for me.

Finally spotted my first Red ear firetail at that area you mentioned up in Collie river. 

Came out of brush and landed 4 feet away from me and disappeared back into bush before I could even raise the camera, stunning bird 

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freedomknight
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For some reason I cannot fathom, I can no longer view Iaza's photos. They are absent in the thread, everybody elses I can view. Strange.

Cheers Keith

Perth, West Australia

dwatsonbb
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No problem viewing laza's photos here, have you changed any settings on your device or your BiBy profile?

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

freedomknight
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I am on a mac. I haven't changed anything,  a month ago I could see all his photos and now nothing appears.

Everybody elses I can see.

Cheers Keith

Perth, West Australia

dwatsonbb
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Hi Keith, I am also on a Mac, so can't offer much help, just one of those weird things with cyberspace I guess.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

laza
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Hi Keith

Yes sounds bit a strange, I havent changed anything in the way I display the photos.

Just shared through my Flickr account

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freedomknight
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I've worked out the problem. It is the browser Firefox.

If I use Chrome which I hate with a vengence, it works.

Works in Safari as well. So the Firefox browser can be selective in what images it shows.

Thanks everyone.

Cheers Keith

Perth, West Australia

sue818
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Great shots, Laza. A beautiful little pair. I was in the area a few weeks ago and enjoyed a brief visit and some new birds but failed to find these ones. A lovely place which is worth another visit.

Sue

laza
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Thanks Sue, couldnt agree more and I probably be heading up there again before its get too hot for late afternoon hike.

Still really hoping to jag a numbat photo op  :)

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