With all these lovely flowers has come the birds. Little Yellow Breasted Sunbirds (Nectarinia jugularis) are in abundance and the Forest Kingfisher also pop in occasionally. And of course The Laughing Kookaburra is never very far away. They
|The Winter Garden. I'm so luck that I can have colour in winter.|
came with the house!
Since living in the tropics and joining the photography group I am much more aware of the birds that are around me. There chirping is a most welcome sound and I always stop and see if I can identify them.
I find birds difficult to photograph. They are sooooo fast and you really need a tripod with a long lens to get great shots. These are my hand-held shots that are taken "at the spur of the moment".
|We don't have frosts that would normally burn off these flowers.|
|The Laughing Kookabura|
|Yellow Breasted Sunbird|