And the bush has friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him, In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended, And at night the wonderous glory of the everlasting stars.

Banjo Paterson (1889)

Friday, June 3, 2011

Royal Spoonbills

This is a short video I took of Royal Spoonbills feeding on the Cairns foreshore late last year. I put it up on Youtube as usual, but the quality of the grey areas looked really bad, so I'm giving Vimeo a go.

The Royal Spoonbill is one of the two spoonbill species found in Australia. For more information about this wonderful species check out  and

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