03 July 2013

Golden-headed Cisticola and Superb Fairy Wrens

 Location: McPherson Road Swamp, Wyong, N.S.W.

Golden-headed Cisticola


Golden-headed Cisticola

Golden-headed Cisticola

Golden-headed Cisticola to the right; juvenile or female Superb Fairy Wrens, left 

more of the Superb Fairy Wrens


Sharing with Wild Bird Wednesday

28 comments:

diane b said...

Love the fairy wrens' tails. The light on the grass and birds is great.

Margaret Adamson said...

HI Carole These are all pretty little birds. Great shots of them. Margaret

Beth @ E. lizard Breath Speaks said...

precious birdies ... what a great place to take in your surroundings. ( :

Stewart M said...

Nice birds - these little ones are always hard to get in the frame!

Thanks for the link to WBW.

Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

Mathilda said...

These are once again wonderful photos.

Greetings from Matilda ♥

Pete Shanley said...

Well done Carole! Cisticola can be obliging at times. And isn't it great when 2 petite species hang around together for a photo!?

Isidro Ortiz said...

Buenas capturas.Un abrazo

Jeanne said...

LOVE these delicate looking fairy wrens! Looks like you were right down on the ground getting these shots which are just superb! SO GLAD TO SEE YOU HERE ON MY FEEDLY. Have been really worrying about losing folks when this google reader went away, but here you are! Hope you are having a wonderful week Carole.

Digi-Irma said...

Hi Carole,
Great photos of Wren.
The last picture is absolutely sublime.
Regards, Irma

Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

I think the name fits them perfectly.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Wonderful photos of the birds and the grasses, Carole! Those little Fairy Wrens are my favorites!

TexWisGirl said...

oh, those fairy wrens!!! :)

Karen said...

So lovely seeing them perched on the grasses!

grammie g said...

Hi Carole... Sweet, sweet, sweet, are the little ones!!
When comes to landing a reed without bending that's tiny ; )!!
Love those little Wren tails too!!
Grace

Sharon Wagner said...

The light is so pretty and the grasses so delicate. Nice.

mick said...

Beautiful little birds and not easy to photograph among all that grass. Great to see the two species side by side.

Helma said...

Especially your last three pictures I find amazing Carole. So beautiful and so clear that cane. I hiu of these small birds :-)

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Such a beautiful bird. Just wonderful. Your photos are marvelous and in the light.

Christian Perrin said...

Lovely photos - I'm happy to see someone who appreciates the dainty little female Fairy-Wrens as much as the show-off males :)

Jan Castle said...

Lovely lighting...did you order that up! LOL! Don't think I ever mentioned you header - STUNNING!

Montanagirl said...

Love these. Your photography just keeps me coming back for more!

Terri said...

Lovely shots!

Gumer Paz said...

It amazes me how these thin twigs, can sustain these birds. They are very nice photographs, Carole. A kiss :)

Deanna said...

Those fairy wrens are so cute with their little tales sticking straight up. Love these images..!!!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

Beautiful shots!

Diane Cayton-Hakey said...

We are only a few miles from a swampy area too a and it's a given that there will be LOTS of birds there whenever we visit. Love that!

Visual Communication said...

soft and beautiful

Sharyl said...

More amazing birds on sprigs of grass! How do they do that?! Love this series of photos, Carole!