AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)


Sunday, June 27, 2010

Flurry of White Wings

Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Cockatoos suddenly swing into the powerful winter winds in the Dromana Hills, Mornington Peninsula
SOOC Sunday #86

Flurry of white wings
Like crazy white paper kites
Cockatoo mayhem


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Poetic Shutterbug said...

Wow, what a fantastic capture.

Mama Ko said...

Wonderful photography.

Jan said...

Wow, they certainly are being tossed around. Great shot.

Lynn said...

Incredible photo.

Wammy said...

Very interesting shot.

Sheri said...

Crazy! It barely looks like birds.

EG Wow said...

It still amazes me that cockatoos are wild in Melbourne! Yes, I know they have to be wild somewhere...but they seem so tropical to me. :)

Manang Kim said...

That is pretty I thought it's clothings that are blown by the wind. ^_^ Happy Sunday!

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