Pretty birds. Looks like they're having fun.
Spencer, they make my life a joy. They look like they're wearing a clown suit.. and act accordingly. They squabble and argue with other types, using numbers to hold their territory, especially if native trees and bushes are in flower. They are members of the large honey-eater family and will push their way through other honey-eater types, except the biggest. When a bunch move into my yard, the cacophony is hilarious to hear.
I would have liked to fuzz up the bird netting behind, but I was torn between too little depth of field and freezing the birds' washing action, and having the mesh detract from the image. Such is photography..
Sounds like a blast to witness.
Nice shot Jock, it certainly looks like their having a lot of fun:)
We used to get a lot of Tits in our birdbath back in the UK!!
Nice one, Jock. They look like honeyeaters.
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Hi Steve. Thanks! They're a lot of fun when they go bathing. That's just about every day in my yard no matter the weather. They're nuts! Regards..
Thanks Roger. Yes, they're New Holland Honeyeaters. We get Singing-, and Brown Honeyeaters here too, as well as Wattlebirds (also a type of honeyeater). I'm concerned that as the urban sprawl continues, we'll see less and less of them. :/
Excellent shot Like
Best wishes, Bassam
Thank you very much Bassam. Best regards, Jock.
Thank you kindly longdistancer! All the best from Oz, Jock.
Beautiful sight.Like.Best wishes,Mirjana
Thank you AnaMaria! Aren't they cute! Regards, Jock.
Mirjana, thank you very much. Best regards, Jock.
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