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An Australian blue eyed female "Bowerbird" - this one aka "Tubby", or maybe she's pregnant. Their nest "bower" is a patch of ground usually under bushes, where they store their stolen colourful items such as blue drinking straws or bottle caps etc. etc. The male is a satin black colour.
In Australia we call anyone who is a compulsive "storer" or collector, a "Bower Bird"

Camera:Nikon D200 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:150-500
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:"Bowerbird"
Username:goso goso
Uploaded:29 Nov 2013 - 8:51 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:18

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bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 8:55 PM

Looks ready for the table Bill.Smile
Brian.

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2188 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 8:58 PM

Another amazing bird from down under

tonyguitar
29 Nov 2013 - 9:01 PM

Wow! Blue eyes are not so common in the bird world. Very interesting info. An attractive bird well
portrayed by you. Thanks for the insight. TG

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 9:26 PM

She is a chubby girl. And pretty blue eyes.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 10:39 PM

Hey, there's nothing wrong with chubby! Very pretty.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 1:06 AM

Always wondered if these Oz girls could swallow the Fosters as good as the guys Bill !!
A chubby girl here indeed.
Mick.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 5:54 AM

A real fatty, Bill, with that beautiful blue eye, very well captured. Carol

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 4:31 PM

Tubby seems to be a very appropriate monicker for this one Bill.!!!! Great shot.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8234 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 9:12 PM

It's nice to see a shot of a bird with a fuller figure on here Bill!Wink A fine shot of the plump blue eyed bird

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