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Australischer Elster

Australian Magpie - Cracticus tibicen, is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Australia and southern New Guinea. This one has a beautiful melodious call. It is said that the magpie is the symbol of the Australian Bush.

Australian magpie  they swoop in spring -the breeding season -  a beautiful meat eating bird

Australian magpie they swoop in spring -the breeding season - a beautiful meat eating bird.

Holland Honey-eater  (Photo by: Andrea Deegan)

Have many of these gorgeous little birds in our garden, love sitting and watching them catch little insects and drink the nectar from the bird of paradise (Kym). (Photo by: Andrea Deegan) New Holland honey-eater

Stunning Gyrfalcon                                                       …

Stunning Gyrfalcon

[Gyrfalcon] aka DICTIONARY BIRD:" Patience be a temorarys form of despair disguised az a virtue.

FIJI FRUIT DOVES....aka the golden fruit dove, the lemon dove, and the yellow dove....live in the forests of the Viti Levu, Ovalau, Gau, Beqa and Waya Islands of Fiji....measure 6 to 10 inches long....feed on various small fruits, berries and insects

Seems that Fiji has a bit of a rep for luridly coloured doves - lucky Fiji! Golden Fruit Dove (Ptilinopus luteovirens), endemic to the Fiji Islands, has a distinctive green plumage with a teal green face and feet. Photo by Philip Felstead.

The Laughing Kookaburra

Kookaburra Song is a simple and merry nursery rhyme written in 1932 by Marion Sinclair, who originally titled the song 'Kookaburra Sits In The Old Gum Tree'.

El colibrí rufo (Selasphorus rufus) La ubicación extremadamente diversificada del colibrí rufo resulta muy interesante. En primer lugar, poseen una de las rutas más largas de migración entre las aves. Algunos de ellos recorren más de 2.000 kilómetros (y eso es sólo en un sentido). Tienen que estar muy fuertes y bien alimentados con el fin de ser capaces de recorrer este tipo de distancia anualmente.

These little guys are starting to whistle at me when I go outside. Makes me happy! Spring is on its way // rufous hummingbird (salasphorus rufus) // hummingbirds

Undulated Antpitta, Grallaria squamigera. A large insectivore of the Andes Mtns: PE/ EC/ VE/ BO/ CO. photo: Liz Lauer

Undulated Antpitta (Grallaria squamigera) - a large insectivore of the Andes Mountains: Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia

Black-bellied Whistling Duck

The Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) is an unusual species among North American waterfowl. With its long legs, peculiar appearance, and odd habits, it was described by one early American ornithologist as “most un-duck-like.

Des oiseaux australiens masques

Masked Lapwing (Vanellus miles) is native to Australia, particularly the northern and eastern parts of the continent, New Zealand and New Guinea.