Friday, January 31, 2014


"You go first ..."
©Christine Linton
These two magpies weren't sure whether to try the green curled up leaf for breakfast.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Get that worm ...

Out and about, I noticed these two magpies searching for worms.  In this photo, I caught the female in the act, while her mate is hoping for a share - loved his expression!
female Australian Magpie pulls a worm from the soil - hubby hanging out for a share©Christine Linton

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Rainbow Lorikeet

Finally a decent close-up of the most common bird around here, feeding from the blossom:
Rainbow Lorikeet ©Christine Linton

Friday, January 24, 2014

A new blog

I have started a new blog to document my adventures with my new camera.  It is at

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

White-faced heron

White-faced heron ©Christine Linton

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Masked Lapwing (spur-winged plover)

I've tried before to get close to these birds but they are too shy.  My previous camera wasn't enough to get a good photo from the distance, but now I have upgraded and was pleased as punch with this:
Masked Lapwing feeding in the middle of a dry lake - must be something good there!©Christine Linton