We don’t often do big forest sites, I suppose because they can be difficult for photography – small birds very distantly silhouetted at the top of tall trees, or alternatively small birds moving quickly in dim light underneath tall trees. But this trip showed there is a range of birds that don’t often Continue reading
On a cold and very windy Saturday, 15 photographers made their way to Port Fairy for a pelagic birding trip. On the way many stopped off at well-known birding spots around the district. Continue reading
Describe a bird sighting that stood out for you:
- Two amazing white-throated Treecreepers allowing us mad photographers to get up close and personal.
- White-throated Treecreeper. A close encounter enjoyed by quite a few people. The bird was very active with something in its bill which at the time we decided was spider web. However, my photos revealed that it was some sort of animal hair. I’m about to post it to the Photogallery.
- The yellow-tufted Honeyeaters feeding quietly and quite close in the eucalypts along the gorge path
- Brown-headed Honeyeaters – a first for me, but only identified from the book once I viewed the photos on the computer!
- White-naped Honeyeater
- The Peregrine circling over us
Voxpopuli* this time as John and I had trouble finding the time to write the usual trip reports. Thanks to everyone who responded! Continue reading