Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain

We recently had the opportunity to spend 3 nights staying at Kangaroo Island – off the southern coast of Australia – one of the highlights of the visit was going to the Raptor Domain Bird Show. They had a variety of Birds of Prey from small Falcons up to the very large Wedge Tail Eagle.Continue reading “Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain”

White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach

It has been while since I have blogged for various reasons – and have had some ongoing camera issues – well some of the issues might be me – so went out yesterday morning for a “testing ” session and ended up at Nudgee Beach. I spotted this Grey Faced Heron in the Mangroves, andContinue reading “White Faced Heron – Nudgee Beach”

Pelicans on the Pond

I went back on Friday, to where I photographed (last  Saturday) the duck photos I put up yesterday, and was Please to see two Pelicans on the pond. They were quite mobile paddling from one side to the other and back again.   Had to include this shot, the photos of birds I take going awayContinue reading “Pelicans on the Pond”

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck

Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck I am sure I suffer from this 🙂 Below is a collection of Ducks caught watching me at a local Pond. The below duck is going off at the white one for getting in it picture Taken with 7D and 70-200mm Lens CheersContinue reading “Anatidaephobia – The Fear That You are Being Watched by a Duck”

White Herons

On the way to a friends house for dinner last Saturday night, we met at a pond down the road first to take some Bird photos. Below are some different White Heron photos, I like these majestic, almose noble birds. We were lucky they roosted in a tree close to the bank, using the camera’s flash for thisContinue reading “White Herons”

Heron In Flight

I was recently down Manly for a sunrise shooot, and afterwards went for a drive along the foreshore to see what other sights there was. Stopped to take some photos of a flock of seagulls on a rockwall, and while trying to get in position for the shot, I was lucky enough to catch thisContinue reading “Heron In Flight”

450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron”

Posting my first bird photos using this lens, and very happy with the results considering the 50mm focal length, most of my Bird photos are usually taken at around 200mm, or more often longer, so to get there two photos with this lens is a “win” The first is a Ibis, staring into the water. CanonContinue reading “450D/50 Photo 12 “Ibis and White Face Heron””

Rainbow Lorikeet

I love photographing wildlife, and especially the native birds, this time a Rainbow Lorikeet, really like the colours of these birds. I think she was bossing her partner around.   This time using the 7D, shot in Raw, processed in CS5, 190mm, F2.8, 1/200, taken in AV mode.   Cheers Dave