Purple Crowned Fairy Wren taken at Gregory River in NQ by Alwyn Simple

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Purple Crowned Fairy Wren taken at Gregory River in NQ by 

Another one of the birds on my 2013 calendar. These beauties are only found in the far north of Australia in a area around the bottom of the Gulf of Carpentaria and the top end of WA encroaching on the NT. The background colour is from the out of focus reed beds growing on the banks of the Gregory River


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I specialise in Photographing birds in their natural environment. To date I have photographed over 450 Australian species. If you like to view great bird shots please visit my site. I also like to photograph Landscape scenes but this is my second choice. I love nature and love to see and capture it when it is living free.

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  • fungifun
    fungifunover 2 years ago

    WOW, so well done……. What a beauty! Beautiful colour & focus…… Lovely, Anita

  • Hi Anita, Glad that you like it. Once again many thanks for your wonderful comments and support.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Many thanks Ray.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work,

  • Many thanks Ann

    – Alwyn Simple

  • Phillip Weyers
    Phillip Weyersover 2 years ago

    Another stunning bird mate, beautifully captured of course.

  • Thanks Mate, I love these little wrens, so beautiful. Thanks again for you comments.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • shortshooter-Al
    shortshooter-Alover 2 years ago

    As always, a beautiful shot Alwyn.

  • Thanks mate for you continuous support. Very much appreciated.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • mosaicavenues
    mosaicavenuesover 2 years ago

    wonderful capture Alwyn. Love the Purple crown against the green

  • Many thanks Kerryn for your comment which is greatly appreciated. Yes that colour was caused by the reeds on the bank of the river

    – Alwyn Simple

  • ChrisCoombes
    ChrisCoombesover 2 years ago

    Brilliant, clear shot Alwyn

  • Many thanks Chris for your comment which is greatly appreciated.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • Adam Le Good
    Adam Le Goodover 2 years ago

    Another beautiful shot. Well done. Great colour

  • Many thanks Adam for your great comment. Very much appreciated.

    – Alwyn Simple

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

    Click the banner to enter the challenge for Photo of the month

  • Many thanks Ray for this feature.

    – Alwyn Simple

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