Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

It is wonderful if you can establish a bird attracting garden to assist you in getting more opportunities to photograph a wide range of birds.  Generally there are two things birds need to be attracted to in your garden and that is food and water. Water can be provided by providing a bird bath. A… Continue reading Attracting Birds Into Your Garden To Give Great Photographic Opportunities

Australia’s Beautiful Birds, The Regent Bowerbird And The Satin Bowerbird

Regent Bowerbird

Here in Australia we are fortunate to have some of the most beautiful birds you could ever see. The Bowerbird family is in my opinion up there with some of the most beautiful birds. Recently I did a trip for three days to O’Reilly’s resort, at Green Mountain, Queensland. This would have to be one… Continue reading Australia’s Beautiful Birds, The Regent Bowerbird And The Satin Bowerbird

A Review Using The Nikon Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF ED Micro AF Lens For Birds

Pied Butcher Bird (Immature)

Most photographers would not think to use a Macro lens for capturing images of birds. But for the following three images of the Pied Butcher Bird (Immature), the Rainbow Lorikeet and the Scaley Breasted Lorikeet below I have used the Nikon Nikkor 200mm f/4.0D IF ED Micro AF lens. For these three images I was… Continue reading A Review Using The Nikon Nikkor 200mm f/4D IF ED Micro AF Lens For Birds

Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, An Excellent Haven For Water Bird Photography

Intermediate EgretIn Breeding Plumage Dancing, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, Queensland

The area of Cotton Tree is generally bounded by the Maroochy River and Cornmeal Creek to the north and to the south and west by Aerodrome Road and by the Pacific Ocean to the east. The area takes its name from the Hibiscus tiliaceus plant which is also known as Coastal Cotton tree or Cottonwood.… Continue reading Cotton Tree, Maroochydore, An Excellent Haven For Water Bird Photography

Images From Bjelke Petersen Dam (Lake Barambah), Queensland With The Nikon Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

King Parrot (Male), Bjelke Petersen Dam, Queensland

The Bjelke Petersen Dam was constructed over the period 1984 to 1988. The lake was originally named Lake Barambah after the original property in the region and has since been renamed the Bjelke Petersen Dam. The dam supplies water to the South Burnett region of Queensland, for irrigation purposes and also nearby towns for town… Continue reading Images From Bjelke Petersen Dam (Lake Barambah), Queensland With The Nikon Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR AF-S Lens

Images From Running Creek Parklands, Queensland

Forrest Kingfisher On Post, Running Creek Parkland, Queensland

Running Creek Parklands is a bush camping area off Bellthorpe Range Rd, Stanmore, Queensland. just a short distance from Woodford. There is a creek running through the camping area which flows for the major part of the year with the exception of very dry spells. The above image was captured very early on a foggy… Continue reading Images From Running Creek Parklands, Queensland

Some Birds From Kingaroy, The Peanut Factory

Galah Pair At Kingaroy Town Park

Kingaroy is quite a large agricultural town in the South Burnett Region of Queensland, Australia.  It is approximately 200 kilometres north-west of Brisbane the state capital of Queensland.  The town is situated at the junction of the D’Aguilar and the Bunya Highways. Kingaroy is known as the “Peanut Capital of Australia”. Australia’s largest peanut processing… Continue reading Some Birds From Kingaroy, The Peanut Factory

Images From Moore, Queensland

Outback Fuel Pump, Moore, Queensland

Moore is a very small town in the Somerset Region of South East Queensland, Australia. The town is 96 kilometres north-west of Brisbane. The population including the surrounding area is only around 315 people. Moore is located at the base of the Balfour Range between the town of Esk in the Brisbane River valley and… Continue reading Images From Moore, Queensland

Bird Photography At The Ibis Rookery At Kybong, Queensland

Ibis On Palm At Kybong, Queensland

I always enjoy visiting the ibis rookery at Kybong, Kybong is just south of Gympie just behind the Puma roadhouse, also known as the Matilda roadhouse. At this site there is generally many birds and also many different varieties of birds. There is a relatively large lake and the majority of the birds are the… Continue reading Bird Photography At The Ibis Rookery At Kybong, Queensland

Mon Repos, Queensland

Rainbow Bee Eaters at Mon Repos

On the recent road trip to the north of Brisbane I visited the coastal area around Bundaberg.  An area worth visiting here is the Mon Repos Regional Park. It is a quiet coastal oasis close to the city of Bundaberg. Here visitors can enjoy the walking and cycling tracks and explore the local coastal environment and… Continue reading Mon Repos, Queensland