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Friday, September 30, 2011

Caloundra Birds - September 29, 2011

Blue Faced Honey-Eater at Caloundra.  They had babies within this large palm leaf and I watched them coming and going feeding the babies.




Juv Blue-Faced Honeyeater at Caloundra.


Rainbow Lorikeets early morning at Caloundra.



Osprey flying over Bullcock Beach at Caloundra.  Posibly looking for the next meal.




White-Faced Heron on the Boardwalk, Caloundra.
Very poor photo of the Osprey Pair at Caloundra. Early Morning.  A nearby taxi Driver told me that I was about half an hour too late to get a great action photo.  Apparently the birds come back regularly at about 5am with a large fish and it is a spectacular sight he told me.



Osprey




Osprey




Female Figbird?


Hibiscus Harlequin Beetle - Caloundra - September 2011

Hibiscus Harlequin Beetle on Hibiscus Flower, Caloundra Sept 2011

Hibiscus Harlequin Beetle.  Previously I have only seen the orange variety.



Thursday, September 29, 2011

Early Morning Sunrise - Caloundra, Sept 28th 2011

Something a little different from my usual sunset photos... Early Morning Sunrise over Caloundra, Queensland.  J.G.




 


Sunday, September 4, 2011

Olive-Backed Oriole at Highfields 04/09/11

Olive-backed Oriole

Scientific name: Oriolus sagittatus
Photos by B.D.  Gray