Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ozzie Memories 6 - Final Odds n Ends (Summer 2008)

Blue-faced Honeyeater Entomyzon cyanotis
Australian Golden Whistler Pachycephala pectoralis
Yellow Thornbill Acanthiza nana
Great Bowerbird Chlamydera nuchalis
Grey Shrikethrush Colluricincla harmonica
Magpie-lark Grallina cyanoleuca
Fan-tailed Cuckoo Cacomantis flabelliformis
Spangled Drongo Dicrurus bracteatus
Red-browed Finch Neochmia temporalis
Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata
Double-barred Finch Taeniopygia bichenovii
  The summer birding doldrums are always a good time to poke around in musty old folders of bird pics. These lamentably poor images were bravely taken with a small point and shoot camera, as my big lens languished in Sydney for most of my 'Strayan ramblings. Most of these sightings were from the top end, and a few from the Whitsundays...I think. It's depressing how quickly memories fade - which gets to the point of this blog. It's my scrapbook/bird diary, tasked with preserving some jottings before they are consigned to the oblivion of mental senescence.

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