23 June 2014

Spinifex Pigeon and White-necked Heron





this Pigeon was quite people friendly, seen near the information centre/parking area...

when the group returned to the coach after walking this beautiful location, at Ormiston Gorge, N.T.  



and another Spinifex Pigeon at Kings Canyon, N.T.



with a snippet location shot from a Kings Canyon walk


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17 comments:

Irma said...

Wonderful series, Carole.
The Spinifex Pigeon is a beautiful bird.
Picture 2, 4 and 9 are my favorite.
I wish you a nice week.
Best regards, Irma

David Gascoigne said...

Great shots. The diversity of colour and form of pigeons around the world is breathtaking.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Lovely scenery and the pigeon is very pretty.

eileeninmd said...

What a cool looking pigeon. Your Spinifex pigeon is beautiful. Love the Heron too, great shots. Have a happy week!

NatureFootstep said...

it would really be a treat to see that pigeon. nice shots. :)

Marie said...

That pidgeon is amazing! Wonderful pictures! Love the scenery of the canyon and the white necked heron as well!

Bob Bushell said...

Beautiful beautiful, the Spinifex Pigeon is my fave, thanks Carole.

TexWisGirl said...

like a crested pigeon mated with a pheasant! awesome looking bird!

thanks for another neat heron, too!

Jeanne said...

That is the most amazing pigeon that I have ever seen. Very fascinating find Carole! Maggie and I tell you good morning and hope that your week is just wonderful! big hugs from Texas, and keep those fascinating birds coming. Love the shots that you share.

Karen said...

Lovely scenery! That pigeon is so cute!

Lisa Gordon said...

I happen to love pigeons, and this one is gorgeous, Carole. Surely, I've never seen one like it.

Brian King said...

Those pigeons are about a spiffy as they come! Beautiful plumage!

Weekend-Windup said...

Love seeing the Spinifex Pigeon! They have a beautiful color.

Susan said...

What a pretty pigeon. I'd forgotten how fetching they looked up in that area!
Beautiful shots of the heron Carole and oh those lovely ghost gums and scenery. Simply stunning :D)

Kay said...

I love the Spinifex Pigeon, its colors are beautiful!!

Laura said...

Beautiful!!! I especially like the photo of the White-necked Heron in flight!!!
hugs, Laura

Seraphina´s Phantasie said...

Hi Carole,
both birds are fantastic ! Very special and lovely. I like also your wonderful photo of the landscape. This is fabulous !!!
Best regards, Synnöve