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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!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Username:goso goso
Uploaded:29 Nov 2013 - 8:51 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Wildlife / nature
Voters:bricurtis · ColleenA · tonyguitar · Badgerfred · Daisymaye · gwynn56 · rsjkinson · EMJAYCEE · LynneJoyce · Alan_Baseley · mikbee · CarolG · AlexAppleby · franken · pascalg · accipiter · Maiwand · Glostopcat ·
Unique Views:32


bricurtis Plus Member 101977 forum postsbricurtis vcard England49 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 8:55 PM

Looks ready for the table Bill.Smile

ColleenA Plus Member 3305 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 8:58 PM

Another amazing bird from down under

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 Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 9:26 PM

She is a chubby girl. And pretty blue eyes.

LynneJoyce Plus Member 7LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Nov 2013 - 10:39 PM

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

mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 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.

CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 5:54 AM

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

Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
30 Nov 2013 - 4:31 PM

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

Glostopcat Plus Member 9251 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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