Mr and Mrs Bronzewing step out

Walking along the Casuarina Track leading down to the coast from the Mallacoota township, I saw quite a few birds including this pair of Common Bronzewing. This species is usually quite timid and with a panicked clatter of wings will take off through the trees and disappear quickly. I could the hear the male with his booming call from further down the track so I walked carefully and quietly and tried to approach. This time the pair just stood and watched as I fiddled with the camera trying to get a better shot in the low light forest.

Male Common Bronzewing, Casuarina Walk, , Mallacoota, Vic

Male Common Bronzewing, Casuarina Walk, Mallacoota, Vic

Female Common Bronzewing, Casuarina Walk, , Mallacoota, Vic

Female Common Bronzewing

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