Saturday, 25 October 2008

Camera Critters Sea- and other Birds

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There are always lots of birds to see if you take a walk along the Esplanade in Cairns. First of all the pelicans, which are present in great numbers, and for a European from the northern part of Europe, they are more than interesting.If you have a closer look at the enlarged photo you can see a couple of spoonbills and another waterbird, which I don't know, it looks like a heron. The odd seagull is always present, but in Holland we have more of them. What I thought remarkable was the fact that two budgies were sitting in the grass not far from where we were walking. They were so much interested in each other that I could easily take a photo!
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27 comments:

Gramma Ann said...

I love the pictures of the birds, and today especially the pelicans, because yesterday we saw some here in our little corner of the world, but I couldn't get close enough to take a fantastic picture like yours. But, I was thrilled to see them nevertheless.

Ramblings of a Villas Girl said...

I love the pelicans. We don't get to see pelicans around here, so I am glad that you shared these pictures with us. Thank you.

BTW, I could not access your blog from the critters site. I don't know if anyone else is having a problem or it is just me. Lisa

Dina said...

So many birds! Long live Australia!

Rose said...

Wow--what a bunch of peligans!

BTW, I don't know if it is just my computer or an error, but I could not access this page from Camera Critters meme. I googled to find it.

Never mind, I see someone else had problems also.

ratmammy said...

love the birds!

hey, heads up... i had a hard time finding you today because your link is wrong on Misty's site. I had to do a google search for you!! thank god for google!

bobbie said...

Love those pelicans! We don't often see white ones here.

Darla said...

Gorgeous photos of the birds. I am not good at taking bird pics.

Lapa37 said...

Awesome pictures like the pelicans but I love the picture of the last 2 they are so pretty.Thanks for stopping by.

June said...

I love pelicans! It was wonderful to see some that were different than the brown ones we see in Florida...

i beati said...

magnificent header - dreamy to me - lots of varieties of birds Sandy

onangelwings said...

Wow. That is a lot of birds. My kids would love that. Walking through and watching the birds run.

Dar's Foto Faze said...

Wonderful pictures. Thanks for sharing.

Shellmo said...

Nice to see all these pelicans! Nice photos!

shutterhappenings said...

I love the second to the last picture... it's like the bird is "walking on the park."

My critter is up here, feel free to visit anytime. Happy weekends!

babooshka said...

Absolutely marveloous captures. W have a pelican that escapes the wild life pask. have an image I need to repost. Thanks for jogging my memeory.

marLou said...

Luv the pelicans. Always nice to see. We don't hardly any where I'm at.

antigoni said...

What beautiful birds!

Carletta said...

Terrific images!
Love the coloring of the pelicans and that seagull seems to be strutting just for your camera.
The budgies are the cutest!

Lilli & Nevada said...

great set of bird shots

Jeanne said...

Wow I'm really drawn to those pelican shots. Don't get those up here in the northeast so they're a bit foreign to me. Love the way you were able to photo the whole group of them.

Martha said...

What great shots! Thanks for stopping by this morning :-)

Rambling Woods said...

You get some interesting birds to watch and I do love the birds..
Rambling Woods

Gattina said...

What lovely pictures of the birds !!

Cuckoo said...

I think I had commented on this post.

Where has it gone ?

Louis la Vache said...

The pelican was an emblem on "Louis's" favorite car, the Packard. For many years, a pelican was the hood ornament on a Packard, though it was not used on the model "Louis" shows in the link above.

"Louis" has a seagull in his Odd Shot.

fishing guy said...

Wil: Those are outstanding photos.

Tabib said...

Beautiful birds, nice digitally captured.