Featherdale Wildlife Park, Oct 2009 (Part Two)

Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)

Feeding time at Featherdale Wildlife Park’s water bird enclosure was quite a spectacle.

The Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae) has a long and extraordinarily flexible neck.

Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)

Drying off after a swim.

Australian Darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae)

Australian Pied Cormorant (Phalacrocorax varius)

Cormorant and fish

Little Pied Cormorant/ Little Shag/Kawaupaka (Microcarbo melanoleucos)

Little Pied Cormorant/Little Shag/Kawaupaka (Microcarbo melanoleucos)

Little Pied Cormorants (Microcarbo melanoleucos) drying off after their feed.

Little Pied Cormorant, Little Shag or Kawaupaka (Microcarbo melanoleucos)

Australian Pelican (Pelecanus conspicillatus)

Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)

Pacific Gulls (Larus pacificus)

Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)

Eastern Great Egret (Ardea modesta)

Radjah Shelduck (Tadorna radjah)


Emu chick (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)

Cape Barren Goose (Cereopsis novaehollandiae)

Common Starling/European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

This Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is a wild bird who found the kangaroos’ water supply most enticing.

Common Starling/European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Common Starling/European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

[return to part one]
[proceed to part three]

Date: 23 October 2009
Camera: Pentax K100D Super
Lens 1: Pentax DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED
Ambient light only.
Hand-held only.
Cropping and resizing in Irfanview.


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