Daily Archives: Friday, 7 October 2011

Spotted whistling ducks move in

Many twitchers and other birdwatchers may be doing a sudden northerly migration to far North Queensland. A flock of ducks (Dendrocygna guttata, the spotted whistling duck) from Papua New Guinea has made its home there and any birdwatcher worth the … Continue reading

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Colin’s cockatoos

My friend Colin sent me some photos of yellow-tailed black cockatoos (Calyptorhynchus funereus) on his property two valleys to the east of ours. I am particularly impressed by the clear shots of the undertail. My yellow-tails are nervous compared to … Continue reading

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