Saturday, May 20, 2017

Musk Lorikeet - Glossopsitta concinna - Mysklorikit

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Musk Lorikeet - Glossopsitta concinna - Mysklorikit
© NF Photo 140918 Lunch stop in Warwick, Queensland, Australia

This Lorikeet seem to thrive in urban areas. 

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Noisy Miner - Manorina melanocephala - Larmhonungsstare

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Noisy Miner - Manorina melanocephala - Larmhonungsstare
© NF Photo 140918 Lunch stop in Warwick,  Queensland, Australia

Not sure what this bird is doing in the last shot. But it looks cool :) 
Probably a takeoff!

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Maned Duck - Chenonetta jubata - Manand

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Maned Duck - Chenonetta jubata - Manand
© NF Photo 140918 Out of Brisbane,  Queensland, Australia

First birding stop after leaving the airport in Brisbane. 
The "mane" makes the shape of the head look different on the maned duck.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Varied honeyeater - Lichenostomus versicolor - Spräcklig honungsfågel

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Varied honeyeater - Lichenostomus versicolor - Spräcklig honungsfågel
© NF Photo 140917 Cairns Esplanade,  Queensland, Australia

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The last species from Cairns and the northern part of Queensland. Next day we start south.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017

The Esplanade

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Masked Lapwing

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Black-fronted Dotterel, 

Australian Pelican

© NF Photo 140917 Cairns Esplanade,  Queensland, Australia

A few species seen on the Esplanade in Cairns on our way to the hotel.




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