Cockatoos by the shore
There’s no shortage of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos in the local park, and they seem to particularly like being near the river. So often I see them there – on the shore, in the trees, or in the sky. They’ve cornered the market in homes with water views, for I see them making nests in prime areas such as in the tall gum trees nearby. Small wonder they always seem exuberant.
Little Black Cormorant
Maybe because it’s midwinter, I often spot Little Black Cormorants, wings outstretched – drying off in the sunshine. Nearly every day I see a flock of them perched atop the shark-proof net. En mass they are quite an impressive sight. I’ve even seen them interspersed with white Egrets. That is fantastic!
Enjoy this shot of a single bird as it rests.
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An Egret on the Shore
Over the past week or two I’ve seen quite a few of these magnificent white birds as they visited the local swimming baths. They are often on their own, but now and then I’ve had the privilege of seeing a flock of four or five.
This photo was taken while one rested on a rock near the small, secluded beach.