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  • Frogmouths are back

    Found three Tawny Frogmouths roosting in a callistemon tree in our backyard. They used to appear fairly frequently but I haven't seen any for months. It is quite possible they have been there but I didn't see them. They can be hard to see.

    These shots are pretty ordinary because of obscuring foliage and mixed sun and shade. I took these with the Sigma 150mm macro.

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    Alan W

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    Not ordinary really Alan, you're being being modest. These are pretty good actually. They look as though they would be hard to see because they look like a tree trunk. It looks like you have really big callistemons, those trinks are really thick. I've yet to see these in the flesh, so TFS.
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    • wigz
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      Thanks Isac. Yep, quite a large Callistemon and a melaleuca trunk in the background. Bit of a jungle just there.

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    Alan, I agree with Isac you are being too modest, these are great images. You are so lucky to have them in your back yard.
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    • wigz
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      Thanks John. It's really good to have them visit occasionally. They seem to have no fear and just sit there and watch you. I was within 2 metres of these for the photos.

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    G'day Alan

    Looking upwards into trees is always a bit like looking into a jungle - but most of those shots all I / we seem to get is the bum + branches!
    To have full facials and great sharpness is a pleasure to enjoy

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    • wigz
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      Thanks Phil. These were too difficult as they were just above head height.
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