Birds, birds, birds!

My husband had a dental appointment this morning, which meant that I didn’t get to take photos of the sunrise. In hindsight, this was just as well, because it was raining.

Instead, I bring you some pictures of birds which I’ve taken over the past few weeks.

In the header: click the title of this post if you’re not seeing tawny frogmouths asleep on a branch at the National Zoo in Canberra.

Black swan, taken at the lakeside in Belconnen.

black swan

Sulphur-crested cockatoos on the ocean cliffs at Coogee (agree, this is a very unusual place for these birds)


A darter, or snake bird, on a post in front of the Westfield Belconnen shopping centre.

darter snake bird

Domestic pigeon overseeing Bronte Beach.

domestic pigeon

Kookaburra on our washing line.


Magpie on the Randwick Golf Course.


Wood ducks lakeside in Belconnen.

wood duck