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)


Friday, October 14, 2011

Coolart Swamp Hen

A swamp hen wandering in the Coolart wetlands, Bittern, Mornington Peninsula

Deepest shiny blues
Feathered touch of red and white
Lonely character

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Beppan said...

A new kind of bird for me!
Beautiful colors - And so nice with the reflection in the water!

i stora drag said...

Very nice photo of the sump hen! I don't think I have seen one before.

I heard some people had the same problem as you, but when they've changed and use firefox (or Crohme) instead it had helped.

Greetings from Pia in Sweden

ormbunke said...

Kul att få se en annorlunda fågel. Snyggt fångat. Ha de gott. Anita

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

One of the very few Australian birds I've seen on blogs that is familiar == at least la little bit as we have seen varieties of this bird. And aren't they well-named!



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