You are here

Bird Stories

Bird Stories

Stories in the world of birds.

Showcasing the numerous birdlife we've come across in our travels, especially birds of colourful plumage and character.  Many of these photos are taken close to home during our daily travels or weekend walks.  Many others are photographed on our country getaways, touring and camping. 

Grey Shrike-thrush near Echo Point

 A young and friendly Grey Shrike-thrush - hopping about on a mountain trail, in the Blue Mountains (near Echo Point)

Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo in Mortdale



A Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo in Mortdale - staying close to home, and avoiding a raucous catch-up with the local Cockatoo gang


Blue-faced Honeyeater near Kybong




A Blue-faced Honeyeater - spotted at a rest stop south of Gympie, near Kybong


Cheeky Looking Galah in Mortdale


A rather cheeky looking Galah in Mortdale - showing off in a Eucalyptus tree

Friendly Macaw in Beenleigh

 I met this very attractive Macaw called Princess Poppy, on one of my trips through Beenleigh, in Queensland

Rainbow Lorikeet amongst the Grevilleas




On a typical Spring day in Thirroul - with a Rainbow Lorikeet amongst the Grevilleas


A Pair of Cockatoos - Relaxing in Oatley Park


A couple of Sulphur-crested Cockatoos at Websters Lookout - just relaxing together (instead of stiring up the neighbourhood with their loud squawking)

Chestnut Teals on the Golf Course


Here's a Chestnut Teal family in Mortdale - taking up residence in the golf course water hazard (aka duck pond)

Cute Muscovy Duck in Oxenford



A cute, red faced Muscovy Duck - wandering around the Russell Hinze recreation park, near Oxenford

A Purple Swamphen Strolling around Blue Lagoon



A Purple Swamphen, taking a casual stroll around Blue Lagoon - on a very pleasant morning in Bellambi


Photogenic Kookaburras in Oatley Park




I find these Kookaburras very cooperative and photogenic - this handsome bird in the mangroves of Oatley Park

A Few Galahs on the Golf Course


A few Galahs in Mortdale - flapping about on the golf course

Rainbow Lorikeet in Kogarah



Rainbow Lorikeets are still finding Bottlebrush trees in bloom, all across Sydney - this one in Kogarah

Tawny Frogmouths in Mortdale



These Tawny Frogmouths seemed to show genuine empathy, and interest in my wellbeing


Blue-Faced Honeyeater in Kybong

 Here's a Blue-faced Honeyeater, hanging out with some Noisy Miners at Six Mile Creek rest area - a Glanmire, near Gympie

Finger Licking Good Cockatoo



I don't know what this Sulfur-crested Cockatoo had for lunch - but it was definitely "finger licking" good

Seasoned Old Bush Turkey



Now here's a seasoned old Brush Turkey (wannabe politician, maybe), in Lane Cove - brushing up on his oratory skills


Sulfur-crested Cockatoo in Lane Cove

 A Sulfur-crested Cockatoo - getting up close and friendly, in a park in Lane Cove North

Rainbow Lorikeet on a Rock Face



A bright and colourful Rainbow Lorikeet - on a rock face in Oatley Park



Site maintained by QuOcker QualityHelp Community