A few from our Cape York adventure

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A few from our Cape York adventure

My best pictures but highly cropped. Great to see them


A shy Palm Cockatoo at Punsand Bay

A couple more at Moreton Telegraph Station

Tawny-breasted Honeyeater at Punsand Bay

Lemon-bellied Flycatcher Cape York form at Moreton Telegraph Station

Yellow-billed Kingfisher from Moreton Telegraph Station

laza's picture

Absolutely gorgeous Sue

Must have been a cracking adventure

Great to see the Palm Cockatoo but that Yellow-billed Kingfisher is brilliant

What a cutie

Dont take life too seriously, it never ends well

timrp's picture

Great shots, I'm sure you must have seen many great birds. I agree that Yellow-billed Kingfisher is so awesome!

HelloBirdy's picture

Amazing birds, all would be new for me

Aiming for DSLR-quality shots with a bridge camera

Wollemi's picture

The wonderful array of colour, size and shape of the birds in Australia never cease to amaze me! Have never seen any of these birds for myself, so thank you for sharing them with us all. Beautiful photos of delightful birds.

Amson's picture

All would be new for me too. Wonderful photos.

oconnore51's picture

That Yellowbilled Kingfisher is amazing, so recognisably a kingfisher, yet so different as well.


Reflex's picture

Well done Sue. I wouldn't mind re-visiting the area.

Samford Valley Qld.

sue818's picture

I agree that we are lucky to have such amazing variety and colour in our birds. I had not seen any of these before so it was wonderful. The little Yellow-billed KF was a real cutie with those 2 black dots on the back of a fluffy hairdo.

I also saw numerous Graceful Honeyeaters and probably some Yellow-spotted but pictures are not wonderful as they were quite often high against the light. There were Frogmouths but think I'll have to post them as I cannot decide between Tawny and Marbled.

It would be good to revisit with more time available for birding. Moreton Telegraph Station looked very promising. I'll post some pics from other areas taken later in the trip when the photographer was more mobile.



Fantastic birds and photos Sue ... agree with everyone that the YB kingfisher is a stunner .... thanks for sharing.

alcatraz's picture

Terrific shots Sue from a part of Australia that not a lot of people get to see. Cheers.

Devster's picture

Wow what stunners! Jealous much?

I haven't seen any of those birds. Look forward to more pics.

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