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Locate, Observe, Wait…Click

Little Pied Cormorant – In full, low flight against the back-drop of a turbulent sea. Photos above and below taken near Wollongong, New South Wales.

Little Pied Cormorant

Little Pied Cormorants

Little Pied Cormorant – drying its wings in the wind.

Little Pied Cormorant – readying itself to face the ocean.

Little Pied Cormorant – taking off against a background of multi-coloured seaweed on the rocks.

Little Pied Cormorant – fishing in shallow surf.

Little Pied Cormorant – very sleepy.  The fishing must have been tiring.  Photo taken near Mosman, Sydney.

Eastern Great Egrett – out fishing. Photos above and below taken near Wollongong, New South Wales.

Eastern Great Egrett – while watching this bird for a couple of hours, it caught several sizeable fish from the shallow creek.

Eastern Great Egrett

Eastern Great Egrett – eye to eye.

Eastern Great Egrett – with feathers ruffled in the strong wind.

Eastern Great Egrett – showing the benefits of a long neck.

White Faced Heron – Photos above and below taken at low tide in the rock pools of a beach north of Wollongong.

White Faced Heron

White Faced Heron – having just caught a prawn in the sea pool at low tide.

White Faced Heron – vomiting up the prawn it had swallowed just a few minutes before.

Australian Pelican – Photos above and below taken near Wollongong.

Australian Pelican – making a spectacular spot landing.

Australian Pelican – fighting to retain fish remains provided by local fishermen.

Australian Pelican

Australian Pelican

Australian Pelican

Australian Pelicans – sitting on the lights waiting for fishermen to return with their catch.

Crested Tern – bath-time on the beach.  Photo sequence taken near Mosman, Sydney.

Sooty Oystercatcher (endangered) – Photos above and below taken near Wollongong.

Sooty Oystercatcher

Sooty Oystercatcher – after prising a limpet off a rock.

Sooty Oystercatcher

Royal Spoonbill – photos taken near Wollongong, New South Wales.

Royal Spoonbill

Royal Spoonbill

Little Black Cormorant – photos taken near Wollongong, New South Wales.

Little Black Cormorants – looks like a regular roosting pipe.

Little Black Cormorants

Little Black Cormorants – in disarray as one lands and another takes off.

Silver Gull – butter wouldn’t melt in this bird’s mouth. Photos take near Wollongong, New South Wales.

…or would it…nought to ballistic.

Silver Gull

Great Cormorant – photo taken in Lane Cove National Park, Sydney.

Striated Heron (rufous morph) – photo taken in Riverview, Lane Cove, Sydney.

Ibis (Australian White) – photo taken near Wollongong, New South wales.

Pied Cormorant – photo taken in Riverview, Lane Cove, Sydney.

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