Time to tone up those muscles

Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

I just had to use Debbie’s title with a bit of a twist. This is a juvenile Black-necked Stork, The only endemic stork to Australia, stretching it’s wings getting ready to learn to fly and leave what is basically a cow paddock with a bit of water after the rain.

The colour is gone

The Bird Weekly Photo Challenge: Birds in Black and White

I thought I had already contributed to Lisa’s photo challenge and looking through my posts I can see that I have written quite a number of posts with a similar theme. I will have to dig into the archives for this one so sorry if you have seen some of these before

Here’s a short song that I discovered many many years ago. I hope you can enjoy it as much as I do.

A parade of black around here

The Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge from Sue: Black

There is quite a lot of black around here. Let’s sample a few shall we

 

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Black Shouldered Kite

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Pacific Black Ducks

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Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo

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Red-bellied Black Snake

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Black-faced Cuckoo Shrike

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Black-necked Stork

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Black fungi

 

Walking

The Weekly Prompt from Sue for the photo challenge: Walking

Yes walking. There is always someone walking about isn’t there?

A White-faced Heron takes a walk among the Mangroves
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A Black-necked Stork walks in the wetland looking for a snack
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Having a stroll along the beach, an Osprey without a care in the world
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Walk

The Ragtag Daily Prompt: Walk

Why walk when you can be carried
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Walking in a parade
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Following your mother
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Walking among the cattle
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Oops….a bloke with a camera……gotta go
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Look. Get my best side please
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Going for a stroll down the beach
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