Birds - Australian Native 3.

Stock Photography By Paul Ross

All sizes of Australian Birds - Small to Large are represented here. From the tiny Eastern Yellow Robin to an Australian Bustard along with the unusual such as a Magpie feeding here "adopted" huge baby Channel-bill Cuckoo and many more....

White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike - Coracina papuensis
White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike -
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Australian Brush-turkey - Alectura lathami
Australian Brush-turkey -
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Portrait of an Australian Magpie - Gymnorhina tibicen
Portrait of an Australian
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Chestnut-breasted Mannikin - Lonchura castaneothorax
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin -
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Rainbow Bee-eater - Merops ornatus
Rainbow Bee-eater - Merops
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Magpie feeding immature Channel-bill Cuckoo.
Magpie feeding immature
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Brush Cuckoo immature - Cacomantis variolosus
Brush Cuckoo immature -
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Australian Bustard - Ardeotis australis
Australian Bustard - Ardeotis
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White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike - Coracina papuensis
White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike -
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Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys
Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura
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Eastern Yellow Robin - Eopsaltria australis
Eastern Yellow Robin -
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Golden-headed Cisticola - breeding male - Cisticola exilis
Golden-headed Cisticola -
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Bush Stone-Curlew - Burhinus grallarius
Bush Stone-Curlew - Burhinus
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Pied Butcherbird - Cracticus nigrogularis
Pied Butcherbird - Cracticus
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Image Details for Birds - Australian Native 3.

1. White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike - Coracina papuensis. Representative of the northern Australian race, possibly immature bird.

2. Australian Brush-turkey - Alectura lathami. Male (behind) and female (front) breeding Australian Brush-turkeys' on their nest.

3. Portrait of an Australian Magpie - Gymnorhina tibicen . A closeup portrait of the beautiful Australian Magpie.

4. Chestnut-breasted Mannikin - Lonchura castaneothorax . Robust and distinctively patterned, inhabit open grassland, swamps, reeds and weedy areas.

5. Rainbow Bee-eater - Merops ornatus. Also known as the rainbow bird due to its beautiful colouring, with harlequin wings above and golden below. Nest burrows are excavated in sandy banks or cuttings.

6. Magpie feeding immature Channel-bill Cuckoo. . An immature Channel-bill Cuckoo has been raised by this Magpie. The adult female Channel-bill (parasitic) lays her eggs in the Magpie nest, leaves and upon return months later, constantly calls in flight and waits for the young Channel-bill Cuckoo to join her.

7. Brush Cuckoo immature - Cacomantis variolosus . Inhabits open farmland, forests and woodland from northern Australian coast and inner coastal areas and down eastern Australia.

8. Australian Bustard - Ardeotis australis . Generally scarce and rarely seen. Shy and prefers remote areas. The male will display throat feathers like a giant chrysanthemum when dancing.

9. White-bellied Cuckoo Shrike - Coracina papuensis. Representative of the northern Australian race, possibly immature bird.

10. Willie Wagtail - Rhipidura leucophrys . A rare moment capturing a still Willie Wagtail. Well known for constantly moving their tail from side to side after they land.

11. Eastern Yellow Robin - Eopsaltria australis . Inhabits orchards, parks as well as shaded undergrowth in forest and woodland along eastern coastal region of Australia.

12. Golden-headed Cisticola - breeding male - Cisticola exilis . Tiny, perky golden-brown warbler. Inhabits long grassland and rushes often close to water.

13. Bush Stone-Curlew - Burhinus grallarius . Inhabits wooded rangelands, edges of forest and watercourses inland throughout Australia avoiding deserts and heavy forest.

14. Pied Butcherbird - Cracticus nigrogularis . Inhabits open woodland, scrub, riverine woodland and pastoral land with trees. Also suburban areas. Generally common throughout Australia.

 

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