Sunday, 20 April 2014

Pigeon Pair

My last stop for the afternoon (see previous post for Kororoit Creek and Altona Beach) was at Spectacle Lake bird hide at Pt Cook Coastal Reserve. The lake has been dry for a long time so the bird hide does not offer much in the way of viewing but the track to it winds its way through a eucalypt woodland that usually has a number of birds. There was not a lot of activity but this pair of Crested Pigeons caught my eye.

Crested Pigeon, Pt Cook Coastal Reserve

4 comments:

  1. I know they are very common, but they are such pretty birds. Great pic!

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    1. Thanks Cosette. They are beautiful birds but usually difficult to get close enough for a good photo. These two cooperated nicely.
      Cheers, Ian

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  2. Great looking birds - I laughed a lot the first time I ever saw one!

    We may bump into each other around Point Lonsdale one day!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thanks Stewart
      Yes, I can frequently be found around Ocean Grove, Pt Lonsdale and Queenscliff.
      Cheers, Ian

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