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Startled

By Davesumner    
A bit of a story with this one, we were visiting Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo, NSW, Australia as part of an 1800km road trip to Queensland from Victoria. It was a absolutely barmy 44 degrees and we went in for a second circuit of the zoo in our car with the sole intention of visiting the Koalas, Wallaby and Kangaroos. We had walked up the gantry to the Koalas who were sitting in a tree under a fine mist water sprinkler keeping cool and luckily for me, so were quite a few birds one of which was this very startled Currawong. The reason it was startled was because my neice had seen a rather small spider and let out a shreik.

Anyway I hope you enjoy the image.

Dave

Tags: Wildlife and nature Currawong

Voters: Withymaid, NDODS, NaturesHaven and 16 more


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NDODS 9 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2013 1:45PM
A rather irate looking bird. Great detail throughout Dave.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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lovely shot well done nice and sharp. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Dinky65 7 1 United States
19 Jan 2013 4:41PM
Hey, you should take your neice more often due to her you got an awesome shot with the bird having great expression and pose.Wink
nonur 11 18 13 Turkey
20 Jan 2013 12:04AM
Immaculate clarity!

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