Male Superb Fairywren

A male Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) not in his breeding colors. One cool little fellow, he moved along the outside vegetation hunting for insects, all the time keeping a close eye on me and in constant contact with his partner through beautiful song. Greenwood...

Male Olive-Backed Sunbird

This male Olive-Backed Sunbird has been a frequent visitor to my backyard here in the Southern suburbs of Cairns. On this visit he land only a few metres from me and in clear view of my camera. He was not put off by my presence and started to dance about showing off...


Hid behind a tree until the birds swam into range. Shot taken 8am, Camera Canon EOS 60D, Lens Tamron 200-500mm (hand held), 1/500sec at f6.3, ISO 500, folcal length 400mm.

Forest Kingfisher Forest Kingfisher (Todiramphus macleayii). I was able to get very close to this calm fellow as it sat in the tree waiting for prey to appear. Sandy Camp Wetlands, Wynnum, Queensland, Australia. NIKON D500 +...

Spiny-cheeked Honeyeaters Early morning shot taken at the Gluepot Reserve, from the Whistler Hide. Canon 7dii and Canon 100-400mm lens used. Settings were F/8, 1/1250 and ISO 1000.

Gull-billed Tern in flight

Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) in flight. Buckleys Hole Conservation Park, Bongaree, Queensland, Australia. NIKON D500 + Nikon 200-500mm f/5.6 1/3200 @ f/8 ISO 450 @ 750 mm (effective FL)

Black-fronted Dotterel

A Black-fronted Dotterel on the shores of Lake Tinaroo in far northern Queensland. Nikon D500, Nikkor 600mm, f-6.3, 1/2000 sec, ISO-400

Forest Kingfisher

A Forest Kingfisher near Yungaburra. Nikon D500, Nikkor 500mm, f-8, 1/500 sec, ISO-400

Great Egret

A Great Egret prowling the shoreline of Lake Tinaroo. Nikon D500, Nikkor 600mm, f-6.3, 1/5000 sec, ISO-400, exp bias -0.7