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Monday, May 25, 2009

Some of my new 'neighbours'

These guys frequently check what I'm doing and if my camera is ready and responsive enough. I didn't want to disappoint them so I took some quick snaps from the window.
above: Rainbow Lorikeet at the window, Sydney
above: Juv. Pied Currawong, Sydney
above: Rainbow Lorikeet at the window, Sydney
above: Juv. Pied Currawong at the window, Sydney
above: Adult Pied Currawong, Sydney

So far at the new place I have seen/heard the Laughing Kookaburras (they wake everyone else up at 5:45 every morning), the Aussie Magpies, the Pied Currawongs, the Butcherbirds, the Aussie Ravens, the No(i)sy M-s, the Suphur-crested Cockies, the Rainbow Lorikeets, the Galahs, the King Parrot (I think), the Feral Pigeons, the Brushtail Possums, some tree frogs and lots and lots of insects.
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5 comments:

  1. Great photos - nice new bird neighbors but noisy ones by the sounds of it!

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  2. Hey about time we get to see some of your friends from Sydney!
    Wow, tree frogs, when do we get to see those??
    Feral Pigeons sound dangerous!
    :)

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  3. Hi Nickolay,
    Now there's some cool birds to see out the window! A little bit different from Ohio!

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  4. Hi Nickolay
    Lots of good birds in Sydney.
    Hope you are settling in OK.
    Denis

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  5. @ Mick
    That's very true, Mick! They are noisy indeed. But I love noisy birds and I never find them annoying :D

    @ BlackCrow
    Feral Pigeon is a very dangerous animal, nothing like the normal ones. They have big teeth and hu-u-ge claws!

    @ Dave Lewis
    They are such fun to watch, Dave! Having them harass me all the time is one of the advantages (I guess) of living on the sixth floor :D

    @ Denis Wilson
    Hi Denis,
    So far so good! Great birds and warmer winter - what more can a 'frequent walker' wish for :)
    Best regards!

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