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A Family that Flocks Together…

17 Aug
A flock of cockatoos

A flock of cockatoos

Lately I’ve seen groups of cockatoos together on the shore of the river baths. They seem to be thoroughly enjoying themselves– flying, swooping,landing in  the branches  of gums and other tall trees,  and exploring the ground.

As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words…

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A Confident Cocky!

2 Jun
Confident Cocky!

Confident Cocky!

Love this photo of a confident Sulphur-crested Cockatoo searching for dinner amid a flock of Corellas.

Scenes like this are often to be discovered in Cook Park, which extends along the Botany Bay Foreshores.

With  delights like this to be seen relatively near the city of Sydney, why would one wish to live anywhere else; particularly with a glorious ocean beach just metres away?

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Here I Come!

3 May
I spy... A Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

I spy…
A Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

Here I come!

I wonder what this Sulphur-crested Cockatoo has spied. I’m sure he has his eye on something…

Perhaps it’s a tasty treat. Or maybe, a feathered friend (or relation).

Whatever it is, his pose and expression have put a smile on my face.

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The Smiling Cockatoo

27 Apr
Smiling Cockatoo

Smiling Cockatoo

I cannot help but think that this cockatoo is smiling.

His cheeky grin seems to lighten up the scene.

(I know that there’s more than one bird in the photo, but I’m guessing you’ll recognise it.)

It’s lovely to live so near to where these beautiful birds hang out.

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I Wonder Where the Missus Is: A Cockie Ponders

12 Apr
I Wonder Where the Wife is...

I Wonder Where the Missus is…

I wonder where the Missus is…

Has she flown the coop?

Perched near his beautifully- hollowed nest, the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo seems to me to be thinking about his life, and his wife. 🙂

I guess he’s discovered the perils of leaving his home unattended. Potential squatters, a.k.a.  Rainbow Lorikeets,  are around in serious numbers.

Nevertheless, I’m pretty confident that his future is looking bright.

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What *Is* It?

20 Feb
What *is* it?

What *is* it?

 

What *is* it?

I’m guessing that this Sulphur-crested Cockatoo is considering his next move…

Certainly he’s spied something, but is worthwhile?

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Peek-a-Boo!

30 Oct

Peek-a-boo!

Is that what this cockatoo is thinking?

The more I see these enthralling creatures, the more I enjoy their company.

Australian wildlife must surely rank among the most delightful in the universe.

Peek-a-boo!

Peek-a-boo!

 

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What a Pose!

29 Oct

What a pose!

Don’t you love it when out of the blue your subject comes up with something different?

The face of this cockatoo just invites a comment, don’t you think?

One of the joys of living close to an Australian bushland area that boasts magnificent flocks of Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos!

What a pose! Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

What a pose! Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

 

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Look at Me!

29 Sep
Look at Me!

Look at Me!

Look at Me!

Is that what Cocky is thinking?

Recently I was lucky to snap this beautiful White Cockatoo with its sulphur crest erect.

Australia is a haven for lovers of parrots!