A galah is captured mid-flight at Port Macquarie on the mid-north New South Wales coast. Image Credit: Photograph by ABC Open contributor wowfactorpix Source: Galah in flight – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
As the sun rises a pair of Australian ringneck parrots head to a local dam for a morning drink in Bowra Station, Queensland. Congratulations to this week’s AG Flickr group member Peter Taylor, for his image, ‘Australian ringneck parrots’. Says Peter, an amateur wildlife photographer from Brisbane: “During May 2014, I visited Bowra Station, an […]
The diversity of Australia’s birdlife is amazing, with over 800 species who live in every kind of environment. From the mountains to the mangroves, and from the rainforests to the deserts, Australian birds have adapted to almost every kind of environment. Spot the Galah by Gemma Deavin, Longreach, Queensland. Smiling in Flight by BryanLJ, Maroochydore, […]
Photograph by Carsten Peter Cascades of mammoth ferns flourish in the humid air trapped between the narrow walls of Claustral Canyon. First explored in 1963, the formation was named for its claustrophobia-inducing passages and ranks among the region’s most visited canyons. via Buzzfeed Australia.
Another day, another dust storm Photo by Tina Mould Haigh · · From Pic of the Week Recovery from the Pinery bushfire has been a slow process. It has been hot and dry and I seem to always be gazing to the heavens waiting for rain. Whenever the wind blows, the dust storms come creeping […]
A barking owl in flight, photographed near Cairns. The barking owl (Ninox connivens), also known as the winking owl, is a nocturnal bird species native to mainland Australia and parts of Papua New Guinea and the Moluccas. They are a medium-sized brown owl and have a characteristic voice that can range from a barking dog […]
Tasmanian Devils are solitary and nocturnal, spending their days alone in hollow logs, caves, or burrows, and emerging at night to feed. They use their long whiskers and excellent sense of smell and sight to avoid predators and locate prey and carrion. They’ll eat pretty much anything they can get their teeth on, and when […]