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    Default WEEKLY THEME GALLERY 19/10/11 "Straight ahead"

    This weeks theme is all about front on views of birds. Look forward to seeing your images

    Chestnut Teal
    Anas castanea
    Coburg Lakes, Coburg, VIC
    13/9/2011


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    Grey teal at Jerrabomberra wetlands, ACT
    Canon 7D, 300 mm f2.8 + x2 ext, monopod. 1/1600 @ f7.1, 800 ISO.

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    "What are you looking at!"
    Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) near home in Melbourne.
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    This is one from our 2010 trip north.
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    The voices in my head may not be real, but they come up with some great ideas..

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    One from my Hervey Bay trip, from a bird park near Bundaberg. . . .
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    Cape Barren Goose frolicking after a bath at Swan Lake, Phillip island last month.
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    A captive pair of Eastern Barn Owls at Healsville Sanctuary Tyto javanica

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    Whistling Kite (Haliastur sphenurus)
    Oak Valley Reserve 15 or so klm to the SW of Townsville back in July.

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    Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) Torquay, Sept 2011.
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    G'day All,

    A Bush Stone-Curlew (Burhinus grallarius) in Townsville in September 2007 defending its nest near my office. Had one egg that successfully hatched despite passing foot traffic that provoked this response every time.

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    Rainbow Bee-eater, Merops Ornatus from Altona reserve earlier this year.

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    Masked Owl Tyto novaehollandiae
    Chauncy Vale Wildlife Sanctuary, Bagdad, Tas. About October last year
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    Default Rufous Owl (Ninox rufa)

    Owls certainly lend themselves to the 'Straight ahead' theme.
    Townsville Palmetum gardens. 21/10/11. 6.10pm.
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    Pied Currawong - (Strepera graculina)
    Seen at O'Reilly's Retreat in the Lamington national Park, Queensland during a holiday from the UK in September 2010
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    Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides)
    19 March 2011
    Richmond, Sydney

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