tiabunna's photos with the Pentax

"Fibre meets fantasy: all dressed up"

"Fibre meets fantasy: all dressed up"
This was the winner of the "Community Group" category.
See my "Jumpers and Jazz" album for the story on these "tree jumpers".
Added on August  8, 2015

"Old meets new: Maypole dance"

"Old meets new: Maypole dance"
This was entered by the local group of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
See my "Jumpers and Jazz" album for the story on these "tree jumpers".
Added on August  8, 2015

The Three Beaks

The Three Beaks
I'll wrap up my set from Mallacoota with these three handsome Australian Pelicans.
Added on April  4, 2014

The Flotilla

The Flotilla
A flotilla of Australian Pelicans (Pelicanus conspicillatus) on Mallacoota Inlet
Added on March 22, 2014

Old Apple Shed on the Huon

Old Apple Shed on the Huon
There was a time, when Tasmanian apples were exported to the UK, that ships would come up the Huon and load from little wharves alongside sheds such as this. The UK joining the EU meant an end to apple exports (and much of the apple industry). Now, it a…
Added on December  6, 2013

White-eared Honeyeater

White-eared Honeyeater
An uncommon visitor.
Added on August 29, 2013

Yellow-faced Honeyeater

Yellow-faced Honeyeater
These lovely birds were regular seasonal visitors, returning each year to nest in a nearby wattle tree. They sang beautifully, though it doesn't show in the photo. :)
Added on August 25, 2013

Female Superb Fairy Wren

Female Superb Fairy Wren
More's the pity the female doesn't have more colour, more's the pity also that she persisted in hopping about among the shrubbery instead of coming into the clear...
Added on March 21, 2013

House Sparrow

House Sparrow
They don't come much more common than these, but I was delighted to find this House Sparrow in the Callistemon bush outside our motel room in Junee. Besides, it gave an excuse to play with the long lens. :)
Added on April  4, 2013

White cockatoo arrival

White cockatoo arrival
These large birds, also known as Sulphur-crested cockatoos, were common visitors. They become quite tame (and often are kept as pets) but can be very destructive.
Added on August 30, 2013