Adult male. The tiny birds weigh about 10 gms and move very fast. It was not until I cropped this that I realise this one was tagged, probably by a nearby nature reserve. I have long wanted to capture a decent photo of one of these beauties.
The Bungle Bungle Ranges...Purnululu National Park. Far north Western Australia. These are some of the oldest rock formations on earth. It is a World Heritage listed Site in a very remote area.
The beehive-shaped domes are Devonian calcareous sandstone,…
Wild camels. Central Australia......a common sight in very remote areas. These feral pests are descended from escaped Afghan cameleer herds in the days [1860's] when camels were imported to transport good into remotest Australia. There are now about 6 mil…
Tawny frogmouth..(..podargus strigoides)....,native to and common throughout Australia. Related to the nightjars rather than owls.
It was sleeping above our tent....till I rudely woke it up for photos!