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Mad Aussie
02-04-2010, 02:56 AM
This is a nest of Magpie Larks (we call them Peewee's over here because they look like Magpie's but smaller) right above the entrance to the workshop I work in ...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4047/4329885742_5f4268872e_o.jpg

JAS_Photo
02-04-2010, 03:26 AM
Nice capture of the little family. :)
Looks like they make a mud nest, under the eaves a bit like the mudswallows do here.
Mamma bird has cool white eyeliner too!

Mad Aussie
02-04-2010, 04:04 AM
Thanks JAS. I didn't realise they made a mud (spit) nest like the Kingfishers do until I saw this nest.

Got a comment in my Flickr album on these shots ... someone said the chicks looked 'demanding' :laughing: ... I told him they were all girls ;)

edG
02-04-2010, 05:29 AM
very cool shot MA, can't comment on the gender - around our shop ( filled with guys) complaining is labelled as "beaking off"

casil403
02-04-2010, 06:43 AM
Very cute MA...:)

AntZ
02-04-2010, 07:25 AM
Wonderful MA. Love the yellow in their beaks.

Hillbillygirl
02-04-2010, 07:45 PM
Very stunning MA, love the contrast in this shot.

Mad Aussie
02-05-2010, 12:30 AM
Thanks Ed, Casil, Antz and Hillbillygirl :)

Michaelaw
02-05-2010, 12:33 AM
Nice work MA...Great shot, love the comp and exposure :thumbup::thumbup:

Mad Aussie
02-05-2010, 12:39 AM
Thanks Michael!

If I knew when the postman was arriving each day I'd take the camera back in and get a fun shot of him getting dive bombed ... these parents do not like the postman's motorbike!! :)

Arun Gaur
02-11-2010, 11:01 AM
Very nice Black & White.
Arun Gaur
Tripoila-Exploring India-Arun Gaur's Indian Landscape Images (http://tripolia-indianlandscapeimages.com)

Mad Aussie
02-11-2010, 02:09 PM
Thnak you Arun