16 January 2014

Noisy Miner, Little Wattlebird, and... a short video

...while Mum had her back turned, little one (just pretending),  took a running jump


That was a really dumb thing to do (says Mum, on the right)
I didn't mean to ... I just slipped 


just wait till your father gets home


 Little Wattlebird


made it to the bird-bath




not liking the imposters


microphone on the camera picks up the traffic noise too unfortunately, but I didn't really want to mute the sounds of the birds that were much closer than the traffic

22 comments:

Brian King said...

Nice shots and video! The Wattlebird looks rather serious. Quite the curved beak, too!

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

I could have watched that video for much longer! Always interesting to see the interactions between different birds.

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Marvelous photos of the different birds. Great, that you are back with photos.
Best regards, Synnöve

eileeninmd said...

Cool birds, I would love to see and hear them in person some day. Great shots, Carole!

Cath H.C Photographie said...

Très jolies photos ! j 'aime cette prise de vue!
Have a nice day !

Beth @ E. Lizard Breath Speaks said...

i love the video. so cool. funny how microphones work & what they pick up??! ( :

Christian Perrin said...

Great post, Carole! I loved the video and your text additions to it, very creative! Interesting to see how the Miners defer to the Wattlebird, which is a subtly beautiful bird if you ask me - it's markings look like careful paintstrokes by a talented artist.

DeniseinVA said...

Very cute birds and ones I haven't seen before. Great photos and great video. Thanks Carole :)

Irma said...

Great post, Carole!
Beautiful birds, which do not occur in the Netherlands.
The video is great, and your text in the video is very nice.
Are the problems with blogger solved now?

TexWisGirl said...

handsome birds enjoying a dip (and squawkers, too). :)

Montanagirl said...

Nice shots, Carole, and I loved your commentary!

John @ Sinbad and I on the Loose said...

That was a neat video, just the sounds alone. To someone who lives in the States the bird sounds are so exotic and tropical.

EG CameraGirl said...

The video was fun to watch! Thanks!

Carole M. said...

what a nice, somewhat surprising reaction to the video. Thanks everyone!

John/Stargoose; I actually had removed a lot of content and stitched parts together to save it becoming too boring!

Christian: I agree that when you see the Little Wattlebird up close like that, those markings are quite defined and striking.

Irma: Yes I'd say that Blogger Engineering made sure that their fixed worked first with Google browser, Chrome. When I added Chrome .. all was good again.



Karen said...

Gosh those Miner birds are comical looking!

Bob Bushell said...

Brilliant video, the different birds, they are so beautiful, love them.

Marilyn said...

Very fun. I like your dialogue between these birds!

Dianne said...

Fabulous fun captures Carole.

jeannettestgermain said...

Chuckled about "Wait till your father comes home!"

Yves Privacy said...

Really nice post - loved the pictures and the video at the end - and my favorite part was:
"just wait till your father gets home"

Jeanne said...

Those first two shots really made me laugh! Love it!

Laura said...

Great still photos AND video, Carole!!! I loved them all! Very cool how you added text to the video!
hugs,
Laura