• A Cockatoo's Disrupted Afternoon Tea

    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and Olympus M.100–400mm F5.0–6.3 lens on 15 December 2023.

    Peering through the Macadamia Tree

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/60s, ISO 400
    An obscured cockatoo looks at the camera through the leaves of a macadamia tree.

    Cracking the Nut

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/125s, ISO 640
    A cockatoo holds a macadamia nut with its foot and cracks it open with its beak.

    Let Me Eat in Peace!

    • 261mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/640s, ISO 1600
    A cockatoo hangs from a macadamia tree with a nut in its beak, while staring at the camera.

    Escaping the Photographer

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/800s, ISO 250
    Looking at the back of a cockatoo high up in a gum tree, after it flew away from the camera.
    Friday December 15, 2023
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    Birds in Mum’s Backyard

    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and Olympus M.100–400mm F5.0–6.3 lens on 11 December 2023.

    Peewee Parent and Hungry Chick

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/80s, ISO 1600
    A peewee/magpie lark parent sits in a nest, looking down towards its chick, which opens its mouth for food.

    Climbing Cockatoo

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/160s, ISO 1000
    A sulphur-crested cockatoo climbs a tree branch.

    Hiding Cockatoo

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/160s, ISO 1000
    Peering through branches at a sulphur-crested cockatoo, perched high up a tree

    Proud Willie Wagtail

    • 400mm, ƒ/6.3, 1/160s, ISO 5000
    A willie wagtail sits on a tree branch.
    Monday December 11, 2023
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    Photo Walk

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    Nyrang Oasis behind the Houses

    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and LUMIX G 25/F1.7 on 5 December 2023.

    Grass through to Concrete and Steel

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/1250s, ISO 200
    A stem of grass extends across concrete, with a leading line into a steel grate.

    Hiding in Plain Sight

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/40s, ISO 200
    A water dragon remains still on a fallen tree, surrounded by bushes and leaves.

    Light and Air

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/1250s, ISO 200
    A close-up of a frond

    Lone Leaf

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/500s, ISO 200
    A dead leaf on the end of a twig, with visible strands of spider web

    Now Gone, But Hanging On

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/800s, ISO 200
    A cicada shell hangs off a plant.

    Rosella in the Shadows

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/2000s, ISO 200
    A silhouette of a rosella under the shade of trees, with a bright park lawn in the background

    Shimmering in the Shadows

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/1250s, ISO 200
    A shadowy view of a rocky creek

    The Fallen

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/800s, ISO 200
    A fallen palm frond in the undergrowth

    The Felled

    • ƒ/1.7, 1/1250s, ISO 200
    A lone tree stump protrudes from the undergrowth.
    Wednesday December 6, 2023
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    Framing You, Framing Me

    • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
    • Canon EF 24–105mm ƒ/4L IS USM
    • 105mm, ƒ/4.0, 1/1000s, ISO 200
    • 8 November 2023
    Focusing on a surveillance camera, framed within a gap in a handrail up a flight of outdoor steps
    Wednesday November 8, 2023
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    After the Rain

    All images were shot with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV and Olympus M.40–150mm F4.0–5.6 R on 4 November 2023.

    Proud Lorikeet

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/500s, ISO 1000
    A rainbow lorikeet sits on a thin tree branch.

    Lorikeet Couple Portrait

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/640s, ISO 1250
    Two rainbow lorikeets sit on a thin tree branch.

    Duck’s Suss on Me

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/1250s, ISO 2000
    A close-up of a brown duck staring at the camera.

    Ha, What a Coot!

    • 135mm, ƒ/5.5, 1/1000s, ISO 1600
    A close-up of a coot staring at the camera, while holding a blade of grass in its beak.

    The Unfortunate Tale of the Egret and the Worm

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/1600s, ISO 1000
    An egret catches a wriggling worm in its beak.

    Flamin' Lorikeet!

    • 145mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/2000s, ISO 3200
    A lirikeet cranes its neck to eat in an Illawarra Flame Tree.

    Superior Cockatoo

    • 150mm, ƒ/5.6, 1/2500s, ISO 1000
    A cockatoo sits perched on a TV antenna, higher than another bird.
    Saturday November 4, 2023