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Oz Winterval 2006-7
 

Darwin to Alice

Darwin and area

Masked Lapwing Masked Lapwing

Masked Lapwing - Vanellus miles

Lightening over  Mindil  Beach Lightening over  Mindil  Beach

Lightening over Mindil Beach

Katherine and area

Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge

Nitmiluk - with Hardhead ducks - Aytha australis


Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge Katherine Gorge

Nitmiluk - Katherine Gorge

Fairy Martin nests

Fairy Martin nests - Petrochelidon/Hirundo ariel

Osprey - take off! Osprey Osprey

Osprey - Pandion haliaetus cristatus - the Australian subspecies

Agile Wallaby Agile Wallaby Agile Wallaby Agile Wallaby

Agile Wallaby - Macropus agilis

Alice and area

Desert Grasshopper Desert Grasshopper Desert Grasshopper

Desert Grasshopper - with excellent camoflage

Thorny Dragon Thorny Dragon Thorny Dragon

Thorny Dragon/Devil/Lizard or Moloch Moloch horridus

Black Kite Black Kite Black Kite Black Kite Black Kite Black Kite

Black Kite Milvus migrans passing food to their beaks from their feet to feed on the wing

Hobby Hobby

Hobby Falco longipennis

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth Podargus strigoides

Numbat

Numbat Myrmecobius fasciatus the latin name is 'anteater' but the prefered fare is termites!

Red Kangaroo Red Kangaroo Red Kangaroo
Red Kangaroo Red Kangaroo Red Kangaroo

Red Kangaroo Macropus rufus

Emu - sleepy Emu - look into my eye Emu
Emu Emu - innner eyelid Emu

Blinky Bill - middle shot above shows the Nictitating Membrane or inner eyelid - on the right shows the outer lid - which can be seen to close from the bottom up
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae

Crested Pigeon Crested Pigeon Crested Pigeon

Crested Pigeon Ocyphaps lophotes cooo - what a lovely couple


current overall picture count 51

top home kakadu red centre Ulura & Kata Tjuta Watarrka & Palm Valley kangaroo island KI - Otariidae KI - Macropods Darwin to Alice

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