(Well, he looks young, but my book tells me he wouldn’t have his full-coloured plumage if so. Maybe he’s just acquired it.)…This little one seemed quite happy to let me creep closer and closer. It is probably the offspring of
this one.
Taken in my backyard in the Central Highlands, Victoria.

Lumix FZ35.

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  • Berns
    Bernsalmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture Meg, I can never get close, even if i sit still for hours, I blame me shadows!

  • Thanks Berns. This little one was quite cool until I got just a bit too close! :)

    – Meg Hart

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 4 years ago

    What a splendid feathery little chap – love his distinguished head tilt and the light in his eye!

  • Georgie Hart
    Georgie Hartalmost 4 years ago

    Gotta mention the feathery detail too – tis wonderful!

  • Thank you for the nice words G. I don’t know if he/she has only one leg…must keep a look out for it out of interest. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank yiu Ray. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • Vanessa Barklay
    Vanessa Barklayalmost 4 years ago

    How wonderful a shot Meg, just lovely! :O)

  • Thanks heaps Vanessa. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • Ana Belaj
    Ana Belajalmost 4 years ago

    Fantastic capture and work,anna

  • You are always so kind Anna…thank you. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • vigor
    vigoralmost 4 years ago

    What a beautiful bird and beautiful shots!!!

  • So glad you like them Vivian. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 4 years ago

    Oh Meg, this is just stunning, what an amazing bird and capture.

  • Thank you so much Andrea…so happy you like it. :)

    – Meg Hart

  • SUBI
    SUBIalmost 4 years ago

    lovely photo Meg, well done :)

  • Thanks ever so Subi. :)

    – Meg Hart

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