GirlinOz's photos with the nature

Buff-Banded Rail

Buff-Banded Rail
Taken at Penguin Island, Shoalwater Bay, Western Australia. Penguin Island is part of a marine park reserve and is restricted from public access for a large part of the year. When it is open to the public, a ferry takes visitors back and forth the short…
Added on May 17, 2016

Buff-Banded Rail Chick

Buff-Banded Rail Chick
Penguin Island, Shoalwater, Western Australia
Added on May 17, 2016

Spotted Pardalote

Spotted Pardalote
Spotted Pardalote (Pardalotus punctatus) 8-10cm Female
Added on September 24, 2014

Pacific Black Duck

Pacific Black Duck
Pacific Black Duck (Anas superciliosa) 48-60cm, span 80-94cm.
Added on September  7, 2014

Western Gerygone

Western Gerygone
Western Gerygone (Gerygone fusca) 10.5cm
Added on June  4, 2014

Bee on Plumbago

Bee on Plumbago
Added on January 27, 2014

Welcome Swallow

Welcome Swallow
Welcome Swallow ( Hirundo neoxena) (15cm)
Added on January 26, 2014

(Not So) Splendid Fairy Wren

(Not So) Splendid Fairy Wren
Splendid Fairy Wren (Malurus splendens splendens) (12-14cm) Male. Oh, how the mighty have fallen. He had a little paper bag on his head but it fell off.

He would have looked like this during the breeding season ... www.ipernity.com/doc/291451/26517443…
Added on January 23, 2014

White-Headed Stilt

White-Headed Stilt
White-Headed (formerly Black-Winged) Stilt (Himantopus leucocephalus) 33-38cm (also known as White-Headed or Pied Stilt)
Added on January 18, 2014

Splendid Fairy Wren

Splendid Fairy Wren
Splendid Fairy Wren (Malurus splendens splendens) Male. And very full of himself he was too. Can't stop taking photos of these. Endemic to Western Australia.
Added on September 16, 2013

White-Browed Scrub Wren

White-Browed Scrub Wren
White-Browed Scrubwren (Sericornis frontalis) Finally! These flit amongst twigs ... lots and lots of maddening twigs!!!
Added on September 15, 2013

Australian Pied Oystercatchers

Australian Pied Oystercatchers
Australian Pied Oystercatchers (Haematopus longirostris) Adult and chick. We accidentally got between the parents and the chick which suddenly showed itself in the vegetation as we went past but it was all very calm.
Added on September 14, 2013

Western Gerygone

Western Gerygone
Western Gerygone (Gerygone fusca) Australian warbler.
Added on September 14, 2013

Common Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper
(Actitis hypoleucos) Common Sandpiper. Uncommon but regular migratory bird from Asia/Europe which overwinters in Australia. For ID/general interest purposes.
Added on September 13, 2013

Splendid Fairy Wren

Splendid Fairy Wren
Splendid Fairy Wren (Malurus splendens splendens) Female. Endemic to Western Australia. This bird was one of many found at the Serpentine Dam cafe where they are fairly tame to the point of running like mice under the chairs and tables. Great place to sp…
Added on September  6, 2013

Scarlet Robins

Scarlet Robins
(Petroica boodang campbelli) Scarlet Robins. Male (left) and female. The orange colour is true. These are the only ones I've ever seen so not sure if its a phase.
Added on September  6, 2013

Silvereye

Silvereye
(Zosterops lateralis chloronotus) Silvereye.
Added on September  6, 2013

Common Bronzewing

Common Bronzewing
(Phaps chalcoptera) Common Bronzewing (male) in display to repel a Magpie (who probably was thinking "Oooo, aren't you pretty!")
Added on September  6, 2013