These are such an amazing set of photos. What beautiful wings they have.
It's wonderful to watch them dry their feathers out.
Beautiful photos, my favourite is the lovely close up photo Thank you for linking up
It was hard to get a clean shot. Such a bright day and such a dark subject.
these are wonderful stella. i love these birds; the way they stretch their wings to dry them..
They are often down by the river where a lot of people walk their dogs. I feel sorry for the darters when they get disturbed drying off. Must be so stressful. I'm sure over time they get used to all the humans and dogs though.
Wow what a beautiful bird and amazing close up pictures, Clio lending a helping hand for Coombe Mill
This is the first time I've really been able to capture one at all.
Beautiful shots here Stella, such a gorgeous bird! And yes that was a shawl around her shoulders in my drawing, and it was a balcony wall as she is supposed to be looking out across a kingdom/fantasy landscape. - Tasha
You did such a fabulous job with her! (She's getting featured tomorrow at 2usesTuesday)
I love the close up. He looks very soft.
I'm not sure I would want to cuddle him though ;o)
Stella, was he doing a mating dance?You are teaching so much about Australia's wildlife! I love it! Thanks!
They get soaking wet when they go fishing and then they have to dry off.
Fantastic photos, and a beautiful creature :)
I am amazed by him everytime I see him drying his wings out, but they are rather shy and it's hard to get close enough for photo's.