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Kangaroo Island – Rust in Peace   Leave a comment

We recently visited Kangaroo Island – and previously I posted photos from the Raptor Domain Bird Show

Today a quick post of a couple of the classic cars rusting away on the island.

I am sure most other places with the rarity and increasing value of classic cars they would have been removed or plundered for parts.

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There is a couple more photos on my facebook photography page here

Thanks for looking,

Cheers Dave

Kangaroo Island – Raptor Domain   Leave a comment

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.

One of my favourites was the White Bellied Sea Eagle – it was taken out of its nest as a baby and raised in a shed – when it was rescued it did not know how to fly properly or eat fish. They have put a lot of work into correcting this – but sadly will never be able to be released into the wild.

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Abbey the Barking Owl was also a favourite

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The Star of the show was the Wedge Tail Eagle

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A more complete collection of the bird photos  can be found on my facebook page here

We had a great time on the island – and I will post more photos in the future .

If you want to see more of the wonderful nature of Kangaroo Island there is nice facebook page here that we found useful when planning our trip there.

Thanks for looking.

Cheers Dave