Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Juvenile Brahminy Kite (Darwin NT)

The Brahminy Kite is a bird of the coast, particularly mangrove swamps and estuaries.

Photo courtesy of Lyn Harwood.

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

Jabiru (Darwin NT)

The Jabiru or Black-necked Stork is the only stork found in Australia.

Photo courtesy of Lyn Harwood.

Monday, 24 May 2010

Dingo (Darwin NT)

The dingo (Canis lupus dingo Meyer 1793) was brought to Australia from southern Asia approximately 4,000 years ago by Asian seafarers (Fleming et al. 2001). For more information click here.

Photo courtesy of Lyn Harwood.

Sunday, 23 May 2010

Osprey (Darwin NT)

This week's photos courtesy of Lyn Harwood.

The Osprey is a medium-sized fish-eating raptor found on the coast and in terrestrial wetlands of tropical and temperate Australia.