Birds - Aquatic 2.
Stock Photography By Paul Ross
Various species of Australian Water Birds are represented here. Whistling and Black Ducks, Tern, Cormorant, Ibis, Jacana and more.
Photo Captions for Birds - Aquatic 2.
Image #1. Waterbirds feeding in a Pond. A mixture of waterbirds - Egrets, Spoonbills and Ibis in a pond at sunrise.
Image #2. Australian White Ibis - Threskiornis molucca Widespread locally abundant bird but nomadic. Inhabits most types of wetland or open land in general.
Image #3. Pied Cormorant - Phalacrocorax varius Very large water bird inhabiting larger areas of inland and coastal fresh, brackish or saline waters.
Image #4. Pacific Black Duck - Anas superciliosa A commonly found duck which inhabits most well vegetated Australian waters, inland and coastal.
Image #5. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia A Caspian Tern diving for prey.
Image #6. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia A scarce water bird, soars over water and dives down to the catch.
Image #7. Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea Inhabits north to north eastern Australia in floating vegetation, lakes, swamps and dams.
Image #8. Caspian Tern - Sterna caspia Breeds in singles or colonies usually close to salt water. Inhabits coastal waters and occassionally inland. Widespread but nowhere numerous.
Image #9. Comb-crested Jacana - Irediparra gallinacea Inhabits floating vegetation, lakes, swamps and dams. A scarce bird but common in its range.
Image #10. Cormorant (Little Black ) - Phalacrocorax sulcirostris An all black cormorant which inhabits most larger coastal and inland waters and rivers.
Image #11. Darter in Flight - Anhinga melanogaster The Darter is a cormorant-like bird which inhabits mainly freshwater lakes, rivers and swamps.
Image #12. Pacific Heron - Ardea pacifica A Pacific Heron, non-breeding plumage, in flight.
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