Birds - Aquatic 4.

Stock Photography By Paul Ross

Water birds of Australia are represented here by herons, ducks, geese, ibis, gulls, storks and more.

Wandering Whistling Duck flock - Dendrocygna arcuata
Wandering Whistling Duck flock
#419016
© Paul Ross
Striated Heron - Butorides striatus
Striated Heron - Butorides
#419014
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Striated Heron - Butorides striatus
Striated Heron - Butorides
#419013
© Paul Ross
Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae
Silver Gull - Larus
#419010
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Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae
Silver Gull - Larus
#419009
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Magpie Goose in Flight - Anseranas semipalmata
Magpie Goose in Flight -
#419008
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Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Egret - Ardea alba
#419005
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Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus
Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus
#419004
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Black-necked Stork  - Male & Female - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Black-necked Stork - Male &
#419002
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Black-necked Stork - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus
Black-necked Stork -
#419000
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Black Swans - Cygnus atratus
Black Swans - Cygnus atratus
#418998
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Australian Wood Duck female - Chenonetta jubata
Australian Wood Duck female -
#418997
© Paul Ross
Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca
Australian White Ibis -
#418996
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Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus
Australian Pelican - Pelecanus
#418993
© Paul Ross
Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus
Australian Pelican - Pelecanus
#418994
© Paul Ross

 

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Image Details for Birds - Aquatic 4.

1. Wandering Whistling Duck flock - Dendrocygna arcuata . Inhabit deep, well vegetated lagoons, flooded grassland and wetlands. Located northern and north eastern Australia.

2. Striated Heron - Butorides striatus . Inhabits estuaries, mudy inlets especially mangroves. Nests in mangroves. Located North Western, Northern and Eastern coasts.

3. Striated Heron - Butorides striatus . Inhabits mostly mangroves. Nests in mangroves. Located North western, northern and east coasts of Australia.

4. Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae . Commonly known as Sea Gull, found around most of Australia apart from inland.

5. Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae . Commonly known as the Sea Gull, widespread througout Australia except deep inland.

6. Magpie Goose in Flight - Anseranas semipalmata. Inhabits well vegetated wetlands and floodplains. Located in northern coastal areas of Australia.

7. Great Egret - Ardea alba . Inhabits shallow estuaries and lagoons as well as wetlands. Widespread throughout Australia where there is shallow water.

8. Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus . Inhabits coastal lagoons, wetlands, marshes, lakes, saltpans. Located widespread across Australia except in the Western central region.

9. Black-necked Stork - Male & Female - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus . Male (dark eye) & female Black-necked Storks meet in wetlands.

10. Black-necked Stork - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus . A male Black necked Stork(dark eye) readies for flight.

11. Black Swans - Cygnus atratus . Inhabits large open waters of all types including salt, flooded pastures, wetlands etc. Widespread but uncommon deep inland.

12. Australian Wood Duck female - Chenonetta jubata . Having a leasurely swim in a pond.

13. Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca . Seen here flying over wetland.

14. Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus . Commonly known as the B-52 of birds, the Pelican is common to most of Australia on suitable salt, brackish or fresh waters.

15. Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus . Australian Pelicans fly overhead.

 

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