Birds - Aquatic 4.
Stock Photography By Paul Ross
Water birds of Australia are represented here by herons, ducks, geese, ibis, gulls, storks and more.
Photo Captions for Birds - Aquatic 4.
Image #1. Wandering Whistling Duck flock - Dendrocygna arcuata Inhabit deep, well vegetated lagoons, flooded grassland and wetlands. Located northern and north eastern Australia.
Image #2. Striated Heron - Butorides striatus Inhabits estuaries, mudy inlets especially mangroves. Nests in mangroves. Located North Western, Northern and Eastern coasts.
Image #3. Striated Heron - Butorides striatus Inhabits mostly mangroves. Nests in mangroves. Located North western, northern and east coasts of Australia.
Image #4. Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae Commonly known as Sea Gull, found around most of Australia apart from inland.
Image #5. Silver Gull - Larus novaehollandiae Commonly known as the Sea Gull, widespread througout Australia except deep inland.
Image #6. Magpie Goose in Flight - Anseranas semipalmata Inhabits well vegetated wetlands and floodplains. Located in northern coastal areas of Australia.
Image #7. Great Egret - Ardea alba Inhabits shallow estuaries and lagoons as well as wetlands. Widespread throughout Australia where there is shallow water.
Image #8. Black-winged Stilt - Himantopus himantopus Inhabits coastal lagoons, wetlands, marshes, lakes, saltpans. Located widespread across Australia except in the Western central region.
Image #9. Black-necked Stork - Male & Female - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus Male (dark eye) & female Black-necked Storks meet in wetlands.
Image #10. Black-necked Stork - Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus A male Black necked Stork(dark eye) readies for flight.
Image #11. Black Swans - Cygnus atratus Inhabits large open waters of all types including salt, flooded pastures, wetlands etc. Widespread but uncommon deep inland.
Image #12. Australian Wood Duck female - Chenonetta jubata Having a leasurely swim in a pond.
Image #13. Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca Seen here flying over wetland.
Image #14. Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus Commonly known as the B-52 of birds, the Pelican is common to most of Australia on suitable salt, brackish or fresh waters.
Image #15. Australian Pelican - Pelecanus conspicillatus Australian Pelicans fly overhead.
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