Australian Bird Photos

Australian Pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, Caloundra, Qld

I don’t take too many photos of birds, because I concentrate on filming them – but here’s some stills I’ve taken, and occasionally I’ll take a still out of a video sequence.

If you click on each photo it will take you to the full resolution version of that photo. All nomenclature from the Working List of Australian Birds v.3

Psitticidae – Parrots

Two male King parrots – Alisterus scapularis
Crimson rosella – Platycercus elegans
Pale headed rosella – Platycercus adscitus
Golden shouldered parrot (male) – Psephotus chrysopterygius
Double-eyed fig parrot – Cyclopsitta diopthalma macleayana
Rainbow lorikeet – Trichoglossus moluccanus moluccanus

Cacatuidae – Cockatoos

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Sulphur-crested cockatoo, Cacatua galerita, Mount Luke, Qld.
Little corella – Cacatua sanguinea – Toowoomba, Qld
Yellow-taile black cockatoo (male), Calyptorhynchus funerues, Mount Luke, Qld.
Glossy-black cockatoo (female), Calyptorynchus lathami, Mount Luke, Qld.
Red tailed black cockatoo (male) – Calyptorynchus banksii – Mt Luke, Queensland

Alcedinidae – Kingfishers

Sacred Kingfisher (male) – Todiramphus sanctus – Mount Luke, Queensland
Laughing Kookaburra – Dacelo novauguinae – Great Dividing Range, Queensland

Maluridae – Fairy-wrens, Emu-wrens, Grasswrens

Juvenile (L), Female (R) – Superb Fairywren – Malarus cyaneus – Mount Luke, Qld

Meliphagidae – Honeyeaters and Chats

Yellow faced honeyeater – Caligavis chrysops

Pandionidae – Osprey

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Ardeidae – Herons, Egrets and Bitterns

Cattle egret in breeding plumage – Bubulcus ibis

Pelicanidae – Pelicans

Australian Pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, Caloundra, Qld
Australian Pelican, Pelecanus conspicillatus, Caloundra, Qld

Nectariniidae – Sunbirds

Olive backed sunbird (male), Nectarinia jugularis, Dauan Island, Qld