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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

More spring babies

Black Swan Cygnets, Etiwanda Wetlands 

Australian Shelduck with chick, Etiwanda Wetlands

I rarely go to Etiwanda Wetlands but I thought I better check it out since I'm taking a group of primary school students there next week to bird watch for Bird Week. It was terrible weather but the swans didn't seem to mind! I also saw a baby Shelduck - I couldn't get very close so not a great photo but I don't see them much so I've still included it here.

Wild Bird Wednesday


13 comments:

  1. Very cute little ones and great to get a photo of the Shelduck with the chick.
    P.S. We LOVE visitors!

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  2. The cygnets are so cute and the Shelduck is a beautiful duck. Wonderful photos of your wildbirds!

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  3. a lovely photograph and I hope the weather will be fine for the outing with the kids

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  4. I think it must be spring! Nice pictures.

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  5. Lovely Shelduck. I don't think I have ever seen that species in wildfowl collections over here even though there are often some exotic wildfowl. Don't expect to see one in the wild!

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  6. Thanks for sharing! For some reason I have taken a greater interest this year in which bird does what, when!

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