Showing posts from November, 2012

when the mOOn is mightier than the sUn

This was my attempt at photographing the eclipse this morning mmm....

And this was taken by someone with a better idea of what they were doing (I was going to blame my equipment but no) We had an 80% eclipse here in Darwin, Maningrida on the east side of the lump up the top got the full effect. One good thing down loading the photos I found these gems.

Monday I had breakfast with this lovely Brahminy Kite,she sat a few meters away while I ate my cereal and looked right into the camera, amazing wing span and silent flight.

I took this about 3 weeks ago as a storm front headed towards us. These eagles and kites were mesmerizing as these swirled around on an air current that pushed up and over the house. In the dry season we could see hundreds spiraling around but really hard to get a good photo of them.

We have a small family of Cockatoos that hang around, I think one might have been domestic or just annoyed the same house for a while as he flys over saying 'dickhead' and …

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