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Birds

I love our native birds. Living in Wedderburn, Vic we have an enormous variety around the area. With the kilometres of bush tracks and state forest, there is always something to see.

I hope to add as many varieties here as I can with plenty of photos.  If you see an error with identification, please don’t hesitate to contact me and let me know.

Silvereye

Silvereye

The Silvereye is a small bird that is widely distributed in Eastern and Southern Australia all the way across to the South West of Western

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Southern Scrub Robin

Southern Scrub Robin

The Southern Scrub Robin is generally a ground dwelling bird that forages in the leaf litter. It is generally found in mallee and heathland in

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Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

The Sulphur Crested Cockatoo could almost be classified as an Australian icon. Their raucous calls and humorous behaviour makes them a much loved bird. Some

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Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouth

Tawny Frogmouths would be one of the most difficult birds to spot in the bush. They are amazingly well camouflaged and tend to sit in

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Wedge Tailed Eagle

Wedge Tailed Eagle

The Wedge Tailed Eagle is an iconic bird in Australia. You can often see them soaring high in the skies riding the thermals. They are

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White Browed Babbler

White Browed Babbler

These noisy birds are often found in groups through the bush.  They particularly seem to love prickly bushes low to the ground when making all

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White Necked Heron

White Necked Heron

The White Necked Heron or Pacific Heron is found around dams and waterways in most of the areas where I have travelled. They are certainly

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Willie Wagtail

Willie Wagtail

The Willie Wagtail, a member of the Fantail family, would have to be one of the most common birds around. It also seems that they

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Yellow Billed Spoonbill

Yellow Billed Spoonbill

The Yellow Billed Spoonbill is reasonably common around the shallow waterways in south eastern Australia. These birds have global distribution, but in different species.  In

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