Medium – Large Birds commonly seen in Elanora

by ianw3

Probably the most well known Aussie bird, the Laughing Kookaburra, is common in Eastern Australia. These birds, if not seen, can often be heard ‘laughing’ around day break. They have a varied diet including lizards, snakes and will happily pinch goldfish from gargen ponds.

Laughing Kookaburra - Ian Walker

Laughing Kookaburra – Ian Walker

The Australian Magpie is common over most of Australia.

Australian Magpie - Ian Walker

Australian Magpie – Ian Walker

The Pied Currawong is generally found on the Eastern side of Australia.

Pied Currawong - Ian Walker

Pied Currawong – Ian Walker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pied Butcherbird is common throughout most of Australia. These birds are certainly not shy Рwith their juveniles, picture to follow, they will sit on your mower coaxing you to get on with the job. They pounce on almost anything that dares to move whilst you continue gardening.

PiedButcherbird

Pied Butcherbird Juvenile.

Pied Butcherbird Juvenile - Ian Walker

Pied Butcherbird Juvenile – Ian Walker

The Crested Pidgeon is common in Australia except for the far northern tips.

Crested Pidgeon - Ian Walker

Crested Pidgeon – Ian Walker

All for now, Ian

 

 

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