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”

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”

Lake Moogerah – Black Swans

We detoured to Lake Moogerah on the way home last Monday, was raining, but still stopped to get a couple of quick photos of the Black Swans on the lake. Will have to come back in finer weather with a longer lens, to get some more “individual” shots of the beautiful birds. There was aContinue reading “Lake Moogerah – Black Swans”

Kingfisher – captured at last

I have been in a quest for a while to get a decent Photo of a Kingfisher, although not to the quality I would like, it is still a Photo of a Kingfisher, a fair crop from the actual photo, but flew away before I could get any closer. Good thing is, that I nowContinue reading “Kingfisher – captured at last”

Bribie Island Sunset

I was at Bribie about a month ago and captured this sunset. There was very little cloud, but what was there captured the colour well All taken with 7D and 17-55mm, handheld, no filters, colour captured in camera through white balance selection, very little post processing. Cheers Dave