Medium – Large Birds commonly seen in Elanora
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.
The Australian Magpie is common over most of Australia.
The Pied Currawong is generally found on the Eastern side of Australia.
The Pied Butcherbird is common throughout most of Australia. These birds are certainly not shy – with 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.
Pied Butcherbird Juvenile.
The Crested Pidgeon is common in Australia except for the far northern tips.
All for now, Ian