Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Purple Swamphen

With a red bill and large legs, this coot likes swamps and lakes.  

Canberra - Lake Burley Griffin

A large number live by Canberra’s lakes in the ornamental gardens.  



Lake George top swamp land - June 2014


These are dredging this swamp at the top of Lake George – occasionally standing on one leg to bring grasses or twigs to the surface or to do a standing dance with ruffled feathers if they find a worm.











Peter Quinton
Palerang
August 2014


Post a Comment