One of these things is not like the others…

On a memory card filled with photos of birds I discovered a forgotten image, captured from within the boundaries of our yard. As you can see it is the odd one out.

Baby Lace Monitor - Goanna
Baby Lace Monitor – Goanna
Geese at the lake
Geese keeping a watchful eye on visitors to the lake
Black Swan and duck
Black Swan and duck
Duck
I call him Donald
Black swan
Majestic and friendly Black Swan
A sunset swim for a local flock of geese
A sunset swim for a local flock of geese
Black and white Magpie Geese
Black and white Magpie Geese
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10 thoughts on “One of these things is not like the others…

  1. George Weaver February 23, 2014 / 7:25 pm

    Beautiful swans and geese and ducks! All together! I’ve never seen Magpie Geese before. They’re way interesting! I love the sunlight on the palm where they are standing. Such nice light!

    • twoblackdoggies February 25, 2014 / 3:18 pm

      Thanks George, I took these on an afternoon walk as the sun was setting. It is a really lovely mix of birds in that park, there are several other types of bird but they’re a bit skittish and hard to photograph when one hand is holding a dog leash. I had to Google the Magpie Geese, hope I got it right 🙂

  2. fredrieka February 23, 2014 / 10:16 pm

    I love barking at snakes… I go absolutely crazy…

    • twoblackdoggies February 25, 2014 / 3:19 pm

      I know another black dog who does the same thing!

  3. restlessjo February 24, 2014 / 9:13 am

    Those Magpie geese look quite heavy for those trees! I expect they’ve balanced there a time or two, Sam 🙂

    • twoblackdoggies February 25, 2014 / 3:24 pm

      You’re right Jo, they do look too heavy. I don’t see them up there often which is why they caught my eye this time, usually only the ibis loiter on the trees like that. There was a time when we hardly saw those geese but they’ve become regular visitors of late.

  4. megtraveling February 27, 2014 / 12:08 pm

    Those are some unusual birds – I especially like Donald… Great pictures!

    • twoblackdoggies March 1, 2014 / 12:40 pm

      Thanks Meg. Donald is pretty cool, he hangs out in that spot all the time and lets me get reasonably close.

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