The lighter side of bird watching

A shy, bashful Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra

Aww shucks


Brown Goshawk and Pied Butcherbird

Brown Goshawk vs Pied Butcherbird

Goshawk to me - ( referring to the Pied Butcherbird at upper right )

Take a look at this dickhead would ya, like I'm frightened ... NOT


Bush stone-Curlew chick

Bush stone-Curlew

It's been a rough night -

I found this Curlew chick early one morning separated from it's parents. It didn't seem to mind me sitting down quite close by.


Aussie Brush Turkey

Brush Turkey


This is Rufus my "pet" Brush Turkey doin' his best Fonzie impression.


Common or Indian Myna

Common or Indian Myna


This Common Myna and it's mate have just seen a Magpie off in no uncertain terms.


Torresian Crow

Crow vs Willy Wagtail

you censored little censored ....censored off

This crow is being harrased by a Willie Wagtail for being wayyy too interested in the Willie's nest. This is a frame cut from this video


Torresian Crow

Torresian Crow

This photo was shot at extreme range hence the crappy picture quality.

Crows do stern better than any other bird.


Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra

A happy Kookaburra  :-)


Pied Butcherbird

Juvenile Pied Butcherbird

Say what ??

I posted this one on FB a while back but had to include him here.

When he was very young I used to see and talk to this Butcherbird regularly, his quizical expression and body language are very human-like.


Noisy Miner and Australian Magpie

Noisy Miner and Australian Magpie

( Noisy Miner ) - My hero  :-)

This is an unusual pairing, nothing like stating the obvious is there ?


Australian Magpie and Noisy Miner

Australian Magpie and Noisy Miner

( Magpie ) - What are YOU looking at ? grrrrrr

Noisy Miners behave quite differently when they're not in company with other miners.


Magpie Lark aka Pee Wee

Magpie Lark aka Pee Wee

Yes I'm having a bad hair ( feathers ) day so WHAT !


Straw Necked Ibis

Straw Necked Ibises

They'll never know it was us

These two have obviously gotten away with something  :-)


The ( ever antisocial ) Australian White Ibis

Australian White Ibis

Amid great amusement, the gang's spokesbird conveys their collective opinion  :-)


Australian White Ibis and Torresian Crows

Australian White Ibis and Torresian Crows

( Crow in right foreground ) - I wish that censored Ibis would piss off

Crows seem to tolerate ( only just ) the presence of White Ibis


White-eyed or Hardhead Duck

White-eyed or Hardhead Duck

Do I LOOK like I'm having a good day to you ?

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