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Currarong Kookaburra by Michael Matthews

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I was tempted to call this one the Carrot Cake Currarong Kookaburra.
This fella or one of his mates later flew into the boot of my car to pinch a piece of carrot cake.
Thanks to Keith’s wife Lorraine for the beautiful carrot cake !

Given that they eat snakes & lizards, I would have thought that something like that would be too sweet for him.

Photographed with a Canon 400D at Currarong on the South Coast of NSW, Australia.

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102 views as of Apr 5, 2013.
596 views as of July 6, 2014.

Country born & bred but now located in Sydney, Australia.

I’m fascinated by the beauty of nature & in particular Australian native flowers & landscapes. I also love colour & anything unusual.
The Blue Mountains are my favourite spot at the moment.

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  • peter  jackson
    peter jacksonalmost 2 years ago

    Top shot michael well done.

  • Thanks a lot Peter & thanks for the fave. Great birds the kookas !

    – Michael Matthews

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenalmost 2 years ago

    Nice work mate..

  • Thanks a lot Waz & thanks for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

  • Chris Brunton
    Chris Bruntonalmost 2 years ago

    Great capture and wonderful detail Michael.

  • Thanks a lot Christina. Must have taken 20 shots to make I got a decent one. Thanks for the fave too !

    – Michael Matthews

  • John Vriesekolk
    John Vriesekolkalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot michael. You have to have your eye’s everywhere when they are around mate.

  • Thanks a lot John. The little devil really surprised us with that one.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Bette Devine
    Bette Devinealmost 2 years ago

    I knew immediately that he wasn’t eating "proper’ kookaburra food! Nice shot, Michael.

  • Thanks Bette. We were all out of snakes & lizards !

    – Michael Matthews

  • bazcelt
    bazceltalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot mate

  • Thanks a lot Baz & for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

  • John44
    John44almost 2 years ago

    Very nice composition Mike

  • Glad you like it John. Thanks for the fave !

    – Michael Matthews

  • Terry Everson
    Terry Eversonalmost 2 years ago

    Great shot Michael.

  • Thanks Terry.

    – Michael Matthews

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallalmost 2 years ago

    LOve the kookas. Nice capture Michael.

  • Thanks Steve.

    – Michael Matthews

  • suave
    suavealmost 2 years ago

    Top shot Michael & better than being there.

  • Thanks Nico !

    – Michael Matthews

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