The Pod

dscn1276dscn1280This is just something a little different. I don’t know what type of tree it was but these Pods were about the size of a golf ball and soft to the touch whilst on the tree but after falling to the ground and drying they were quite sharp. I just liked the effect I got with a very overcast day and B&W photos.

Two Australian Birds

The laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae) is a carnivorous bird in the kingfisher subfamily Halcyoninae. Native to eastern mainland Australia, it has also been introduced to parts of New Zealand, Tasmania, and Western Australia. Male and female adults are similar in plumage, which is predominantly brown and white.dscn0806dscn0803

The galah /ɡəˈlɑː/ (Eolophus roseicapilla) also known as the rose-breasted cockatoo, galah cockatoo, roseate cockatoo or pink and grey, is one of the most common and widespread cockatoos, and it can be found in open country in almost all parts of mainland Australia.

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