Birds - Aquatic 2.

Stock Photography By Paul Ross

Various species of Australian Water Birds are represented here. Whistling and Black Ducks, Tern, Cormorant, Ibis, Jacana and more.

Waterbirds feeding in a Pond.
Waterbirds feeding in a Pond.
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Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca
Australian White Ibis -
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Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax varius
Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax
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Pacific Black Duck - Anas superciliosa
Pacific Black Duck - Anas
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Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
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Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
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Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea
Comb-crested Jacana -
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Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia
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Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea
Comb-crested Jacana -
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Cormorant (Little Black ) - Phalacrocorax sulcirostris
Cormorant (Little Black ) -
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Darter in Flight - Anhinga melanogaster
Darter in Flight - Anhinga
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Pacific Heron - Ardea pacifica
Pacific Heron - Ardea pacifica
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Image Details for Birds - Aquatic 2.

1. Waterbirds feeding in a Pond. . A mixture of waterbirds - Egrets, Spoonbills and Ibis in a pond at sunrise.

2. Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca . Widespread locally abundant bird but nomadic. Inhabits most types of wetland or open land in general.

3. Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax varius . Very large water bird inhabiting larger areas of inland and coastal fresh, brackish or saline waters.

4. Pacific Black Duck - Anas superciliosa . A commonly found duck which inhabits most well vegetated Australian waters, inland and coastal.

5. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia . A Caspian Tern diving for prey.

6. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia . A scarce water bird, soars over water and dives down to the catch.

7. Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea . Inhabits north to north eastern Australia in floating vegetation, lakes, swamps and dams.

8. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia . Breeds in singles or colonies usually close to salt water. Inhabits coastal waters and occassionally inland. Widespread but nowhere numerous.

9. Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea . Inhabits floating vegetation, lakes, swamps and dams. A scarce bird but common in its range.

10. Cormorant (Little Black ) - Phalacrocorax sulcirostris . An all black cormorant which inhabits most larger coastal and inland waters and rivers.

11. Darter in Flight - Anhinga melanogaster . The Darter is a cormorant-like bird which inhabits mainly freshwater lakes, rivers and swamps.

12. Pacific Heron - Ardea pacifica . A Pacific Heron, non-breeding plumage, in flight.

 

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