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Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

Bird Photos, taken mainly in and around Cairns, North Queenlsnd. Free to download, print and share, (personal use and friends) but not for commercial purposes without my permission. For more bird photos visit Tracts4Free.WordPress.com.

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Flying egret. An intermediate egret flies across a water lily lake. Freshwater lake, Cairns, Australia. Photo: David Clode

Flying egret. An intermediate egret flies across a water lily lake. Freshwater lake, Cairns, Australia. Photo: David Clode

I like the way the white and yellow bird matches the white and yellow water lilies.

A lIttle Egret has caught a fish. Saltwater Creek, Cairns, Australia. Phot: David Clode.

A Little Egret has caught a fish. Saltwater Creek, Cairns, Australia. Photo: David Clode.

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Yellow-bellied Sunbird (Olive-backed Sunbird), Erythrina indica flower. Photo: David Clode.

Yellow-bellied Sunbird (Olive-backed Sunbird), Erythrina indica flower. Photo: David Clode.

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Willie Wagtail. Photo: David Clode.

Willie Wagtail. Photo: David Clode.

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Male Mistletoe bird, Flowers - Xanthostemon chrysantha, Golden Penda.

Male Mistletoe bird. Flowers – Xanthostemon chrysantha, Golden Penda.

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Double-eyed Figparrot. Birdworld Kuranda. Photo: David Clode,

Double-eyed Figparrot. Birdworld Kuranda. Photo: David Clode,

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A double-eyed Figparrot eating figs. The seeds will be dispersed later by the bird.

A double-eyed Figparrot eating figs. The seeds will be dispersed later by the bird.

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A pair of Rainbow Lorikeets settle in for the night. Cairns. Photo: David Clode.

A pair of Rainbow Lorikeets settle in for the night. Cairns. Photo: David Clode.

There are more bird photos at https://tracts4free.wordpress.com/

Pelicans, Kingfisher lake, Cattana Wetlands. Photo: David Clode.

Pelicans, Kingfisher lake, Cattana Wetlands. Photo: David Clode.

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Crimson Finch. Half Moon Bay golf course. Photo: David Clode.

Crimson Finch. Half Moon Bay golf course. Photo: David Clode.

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Crimson Finch. Photo: David Clode.

Crimson Finch. Photo: David Clode.

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Honeyeater at its nest. Cattana Wetlands. Photo: David Clode.

Honeyeater at its nest. Cattana Wetlands. Photo: David Clode.

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Rainbow Bee-eaters. cairns Cemetery. Photo: David Clode.

Rainbow Bee-eaters. cairns Cemetery. Photo: David Clode.

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"Affectionate couple". rainbow Bee-eaters. photo: David Clode.

“Affectionate couple”. rainbow Bee-eaters. photo: David Clode.

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Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

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Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

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Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

Rainbow Bee-eater. Photo: David Clode.

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A Rainbow Bee-eater digging a nesting tunnel. Photo: David Clode.

A Rainbow Bee-eater digging a nesting tunnel. Photo: David Clode.

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Cassowary, Kuranda Birdworld.

Cassowary, Kuranda Birdworld.

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Jabiru (Black-necked Stork). Freshwater lake cairns. Photo: David Clode.

Jabiru (Black-necked Stork). Freshwater lake Cairns. Female birds have yellow eyes. Photo: David Clode.

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Jabiru or Black-necked Stork. Contrary to what many people think, Jabiru is not an Aboriginal word, but is actually Portuguese, and means policeman bird. Photo: David Clode.

Jabiru or Black-necked Stork. Contrary to what many people think, Jabiru is not an Aboriginal word, but is actually Portuguese, and means policeman bird. Photo: David Clode.

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Pacific Gull. Bay of Fires, Tasmania. Photo: David Clode.

Pacific Gull. Bay of Fires, Tasmania. Photo: David Clode.

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Darter or Snakebird Anhinga melanogaster. Saltwater Creek, cairns.

Darter or Snakebird Anhinga melanogaster. Saltwater Creek, cairns.

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Darter, Freshwater lake, cairns, Australia, Photo: David Clode,

Darter, Freshwater lake, cairns, Australia, Photo: David Clode,

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Flying darter, Freshwater Lake, Cairns. Photo: David Clode.

Flying darter, Freshwater Lake, Cairns. Photo: David Clode.

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Sleeping pelicans. photo: David Clode.

Sleeping pelicans. photo: David Clode.

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"Breakfast on a rainy day". Yellow-bellied sunbird Nectarinia jugularis (also called Olive-backed Sunbird). Photo: David Clode.

“Breakfast on a rainy day”. Yellow-bellied sunbird Nectarinia jugularis (also called Olive-backed Sunbird). The flower is Russelia equisetiformis. Photo: David Clode.

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"Flitting from flower to flower".

“Flitting from flower to flower”. The flower is Odontonema stricta.

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Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

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Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

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Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius. Photo: David Clode.

Bush Stone-curlew Burhinus grallarius. Photo: David Clode.

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Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

Bush Stone-curlew. Photo: David Clode.

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Magpie Goose. Photo: David Clode.

Magpie Goose. Photo: David Clode.

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White-fronted Chat. The Gardens, Bay of Fires, Tasmania. Photo: David Clode.

White-fronted Chat. The Gardens, Bay of Fires, Tasmania. Photo: David Clode.

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Black-fonted Dotterel. Cairns Esplanade mud flats. Photo: David Clode.

Black-fonted Dotterel. Cairns Esplanade mud flats. Photo: David Clode.

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Papuan Frogmouth. Photo: Cairns Botanic Gardens. David Clode.

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Papuan Frogmouth. David Clode.

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Osprey in a coconut palm. Cairns esplanade. Photo: David Cldoe.

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Osprey taking off. David Clode.

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More to come hopefully.

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