The Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus), also known as the Superb Blue-wren or colloquially as the Blue Wren, is a passerine bird of the family Maluridae, common and familiar across south eastern Australia. The species is sedentary and territorial, also exhibiting a high degree of sexual dimorphism; the male in breeding plumage has a striking bright blue forehead, ear coverts, mantle, and tail, with a black mask and black or dark blue throat. Non-breeding males, females and juveniles are predominantly grey-brown in colour. This little fellow was spotted one morning on my car mirror from where she would fly up to the edge of the windscreen looking for dead flies and mosquitoes. Obviously a well learned trick. You can see her partner here
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blue wren female

I started taking photography seriously in 2008 when I purchased my first DSLR. I have since moved on to a D700 and I am loving it. I love landscapes but also enjoy taking images of just about anything that moves and a few things that don’t, I think that its just fantastic to be able to capture and share the incredible sights there are in this world. Take a look at what I have and please leave a comment to let me know what you think.

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  • Jemma Richards
    Jemma Richardsover 1 year ago

    Great close up of a bird and I love the plain background it makes the bird standout :)

  • Thanks Jemma, I’m glad you like it.

    – DavidsArt

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 1 year ago

  • Thanks Marie

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  • Maree Cardinale
    Maree Cardinaleover 1 year ago

    November 22, 2012
    What a great image!

  • Thanks Maree

    – DavidsArt

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • pcfyi
    pcfyiover 1 year ago

    Featured 11-22-2012

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    – DavidsArt

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks Ray

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  • Dave Callaway
    Dave Callawayover 1 year ago

    Beautiful capture .. well done.. :-))

  • Thanks Dave

    – DavidsArt

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 1 year ago

    Very nice capture

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 1 year ago

    A little beauty, well captured

  • Thanks

    – DavidsArt

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB12 months ago

    July 30, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Thanks Teresa

    – DavidsArt

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