My Favourite 20 Bird Photos 2013

Another of my loves, with my camera, is capturing images of our beautiful birds. I am lucky enough to live very close to Woodlands Historic Park which is home to many and varied species of birds.

I’ve selected my favourite 20 bird images taken in 2013, I hope you enjoy them.

My rules for selection were;
– no more than one photo for any one species
– no captive birds, only wild birds

You can click on any image to view it larger in Flickr.

In no particular order.

Striated Pardalote 2013-12-15 (_MG_3006)
Striated Pardalote, Woodlands Historic Park

White-winged Chough 2013-01-20 (_MG_9949)
White-winged Chough, Woodlands Historic Park

New Holland Honeyeater 2013-10-18 (_MG_2404)
New Holland Honeyeater, our back garden

Eastern Yellow Robin 2013-02-10 (_MG_0248)
Eastern Yellow Robin, Lemonade Creek Cottages, Lorne

Red-capped Robin 2013-10-29 (_MG_2585)
Red-capped Robin, Woodlands Historic Park

Superb Fairy-wren 2013-01-03 (_MG_9521)
Superb Fairy-wren, Woodlands Historic Park

Tawny Frogmouth 2013-10-17 (_MG_2325)
Tawny Frogmouth, Woodlands Historic Park

Sparrow 2013-12-31 (IMG_7970)
Sparrow, Melbourne Zoo

Peregrine Falcon 2013-11-22 (_MG_2902)
Peregrine Falcon, on our next door neighbour’s TV aerial

Rufous Whistler 2013-11-11 (_MG_2813)
Rufous Whistler, Woodlands Historic Park

Australian Magpie 2013-11-06 (IMG_5130)
Australian Magpie. Woodlands Historic Park

Magpie Lark 2013-09-14 (IMG_2377)
Magpie Lark, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Purple Swamphen 2013-09-15 (_MG_1930)
Purple Swamphen, Lake Wendouree, Ballarat

Brown Falcon 2013-09-25 (_MG_2048)
Brown Falcon, Providence Road, Greenvale

White-Necked Heron 2013-08-21 (_MG_1644)
White-necked Heron, Mickleham Road, Greenvale

Spotted Pardalote 2013-06-29 (_MG_1364)
Spotted Pardalote, Woodlands Historic Park

Black-shouldered Kite 2013-06-18 (_MG_1148)
Black-shouldered Kite, Woodlands Historic Park

Perched Pelicans 2013-05-18 (_MG_0964)
Pelicans, Western Treatment Plant

Eastern Spinebill 2013-02-12 (_MG_0316)
Eastern Spinebill, Lemonade Creek Cottages, Lorne

Kookaburra 2013-09-27 (_MG_2118)
Kookaburra, Woodlands Historic Park

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One Response to “My Favourite 20 Bird Photos 2013”

  1. canute1 Says:

    It appears you spend many delightful hours in Woodlands Park, but it also appears that you are quick to catch the opportunistic shot in your neighbourhood. The brown falcon is majestic.

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