Local Birds

These are the local birds I have found and photographed so far. All taken within walking distance of my home. 60 to date.

White-necked heron, Elster Creek, Elsternwick, Vic, 18 Feb 2017

White-necked heron, Elster Creek

House Sparrow, Ormond Road, Elwood, Victoria, 1 Nov 2016

House Sparrow, Ormond Road

Black Winged Stilt, Albert Park Lake, Victoria, 21 Aug 2016

Black Winged Stilt, Albert Park Lake, Victoria

Nankeen Night Heron, Elster Creek, Elwood,Victoria

Nankeen Night Heron, Elster Creek, Elwood

Grey Fantail, Point Ormond, Elwood, Victoria

Grey Fantail, Point Ormond, Elwood

Black Winged Stilt, Albert Park Lake, Victoria,

Black Winged Stilt, Albert Park Lake

Southern Boobook, Elster Creek, Elwood Victoria

Southern Boobook, Elster Creek, Elwood Victoria

Common Starling, Elster Creek, Elwood

Common Starling, Elster Creek, Elwood

Brown Thornbill, Point Ormond, Elwood

Brown Thornbill, Point Ormond

Silvereye, Point Ormond, Elwood, Victoria, 1 Nov 2016

Silvereye, Point Ormond

Musk Lorikeet, Elster Creek, Elsternwick

Musk Lorikeet

Little Lorikeet, Elster Creek, Elwood

Little Lorikeet

Black Faced Cuckoo Shrike, Elster Creek, Elwood

Black Faced Cuckoo Shrike & chick

Little Raven, Elster Creek, Elwood

Little Raven

White Browed Scrubwren

White Browed Scrubwren

Superb Fairy Wren, Elster creek

Female Superb Fairy Wren, Elster creek

Red Rumped Parrot, Elster Creek, Elsternwick

Male Red Rumped Parrot, Elster Creek, Elsternwick

Tawny Frogmouths, Elwood

Tawny Frogmouths

Cormorants and Gull

Two in the one Photo – Little Black Cormorant and Pacific Gull

Royal Spoonbill, Elster Creek

Royal Spoonbill

Juvenile Grey Butcherbird

Juvenile Grey Butcherbird

Western Gerygone

Western Gerygone

Australasian Grebe

Australasian Grebe

Grey Teal

Grey Teal

Common Myna

Common Myna

Great Egret

Great Egret

Little Corella, Elster Creek, Victoria 3 May 2015

Little Corella

Tagged Crested Tern,

Crested Tern

Welcome Swallow, Elsternwick Park Lake, Victoria, 6 April 2015

Welcome Swallow

Willie Wagtail,

Willie Wagtail

Masked Lapwing

Masked Lapwing

Hardhead

Hardhead

Hoary Headed Grebe

Hoary Headed Grebe

Spotless Crake

Spotless Crake

Long Billed Corella

Long Billed Corella

Pied Currawong, Elster Creek, Elwood, Victoria 6 April 2015

Pied Currawong

Pacific Black Duck

Pacific Black Duck

Australian Wood-duck

Australian Wood-duck

Chestnut Teal family, Elster Creek, Elwood, Vic - 5 Jan 2014

Chestnut Teal family

Dusky Moorhen,

Dusky Moorhen,

White Faced Heron, Elster Creek, Victoria

White Faced Heron

White Faced Heron

White Faced Heron

Purple Swamphen

Purple Swamphen

Silver Gull

Silver Gull

Coots

Coots

Little Grassbird

Little Grassbird

Spotted Dove

Spotted Dove

Galah II

Galah

Pallid Cuckoo, Elster Creek

Pallid Cuckoo

Noisy Miner, Elster Creek

Noisy Miner

Little Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorant

Eastern Rosella

Eastern Rosella

Australian Reed Warbler

Australian Reed Warbler

Feral Pigeon, Veg Out Garden

Feral Pigeon, or more kindly – a Rock Dove

Black Swan W36

Black Swan W36

Pied Cormorant

Pied Cormorant

Little Penguin napping

Little Penguin

Crested Pigeon, Elwood, Vic - 3 Sep 2014

Crested Pigeon

Male Magpie-Lark, Elwood, Vic - 3 Sep 2014

Male Magpie-Lark

Australian Magpie, Elwood, Vic - 9 Oct 2014

Australian Magpie

Rainbow Lorikeet, Elwood, Vic - 17 Oct 2014

Rainbow Lorikeet

Juvenile Red Wattle Bird grooming, Elster Creek, Elwood, Vic - 5 Jan 2014

Juvenile Red Wattlebird

Little Wattlebird

Little Wattlebird

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