Coupled insects raining down from Myrtle plants in early winter, Northern Flinders Ranges.Continue reading “Insect coupling”
Chirruping Wedgebills (Psophodes cristatus) on the shrubby borders of Copley dam.Continue reading “Chirruping Wedgebill”
Immature Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike (Coracina novaehollandiae), yet to develop a full mask of black throat feathers.
Aroona Sanctuary in the Northern Flinders Ranges not only hosts the Aroona Dam but also overflow and spring waters which provide fertile habitat for a wide variety of birds and other wildlife.
These Australian Ringnecks (Barnardius zonarius) seen at Aroona Sanctuary are a hybrid of the Port Lincoln Parrot and Mallee Ringneck. Male displays include wagging and fanning of the tail and drooping of the wings to display vivid blue feathers.Continue reading “Australian Ringneck: male display”