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Birds

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I take a lot of photos of birds - mainly because they are so colourful, active and of course, photogenic.
There are approximately 9,750 bird species, depending on classification, so it's going to take a while to complete this gallery.

Weavers
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Humming Birds
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Mallards Landing
Dawn Flight Pigeon Man Northern Gannet
Mirror Image Greylags on the wing Swan's Escape
Funky Gander Village Weaver White Greylag
Cygnus cygnus Foggy Ducks Egret Landing
Where's the pot of gold? Superb Starling Flamingo Face-off
Sun Bird Pumped-up Robin Street Music
Lilac-breasted Roller Mallard Landing Scarlet Ibis
Mallard Quintet + Mom Snowy Egret Fishing Greylags in Flight
Close Formation Rooster Buffon's Macaw
Village Weaver Isla Canela Ostrich Dance
Mallard Hatchlings Swan Patrol Crows on Hay
Pelican Dive Galápagos Hawk (Buteo galapagoensis) Village Weaver
Swan Landing African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer) Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria)
Humming School 2 Ugly Ducklings Frigate Fly-by
Village Weavers Black-necked Stilt Village Weaver
Great Egret Village Weaver Swan Landing
Reflecting Life & Death Elephant + Egret
Swan Dispute Cheeky Robin Nest Robber
Grey Crowned Crane Village Weaver Geese Landing
Sealion Colony Goose Bombers Aerial Manoeuvres
Going Fishing Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) Sunrise
SBJ Dawn Snack Village Weaver
Snowy Egret Fishing Isla Canela Beach Pelican Rocks
Kestrel Hovering 2 Northern Gannet Snowy Egret
Jonathan Livingston Grey Heron Lilac Breasted Roller
Black-Headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) Gannet Gannett Colony
Egret Leaping Male Ostriches Three Pelicans
Female Octrich Great Egret (Ardea alba) Cormorant
Flamingos Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) Grey Heron
White Gyrfalcons Making Waves Too Stormy Sky
Orongo Petroglyphs, Motu Nui, the smaller Motu Iti and the sea stack of Motu Kao Kao Rush Hour Gannet Colony
Dusk Fishing On the wing Gannet Colony
Grey Heron Fishing Mallard Touchdown All aboard
Village Weaver Stonechat - Female Gannett
Sunset Swans Young Gannett Wild Goose Family
Black-necked Stilt Spur-winged Goose (Plectropterus gambensis) Hop on Pop
Blue Heron Fishing Frenzy Stormy Sky 2
Frozen in Time Village Weaver A Gaggle of Geese
Rock Kestrel Kestrel Hovering Charlemont Mall
African Black Oystercatcher Cool Christmas Bird Ostrich Chick
Wild Turkey A Murder of Crows Brown Pelican
Out on a limb Hooded Vulture (Necrosyrtes monachus) Brown Pelican
Hungry Swan Turdus migratorius Humming School
Red-bellied Woodpecker Byron's Partridge Pelican under Pressure
Drop in Visitors Oystercatchers (Haematopus Ostralegus) Sanderling on the Wing
Lesser Striped Swallow Henry the Navigator Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Drop-in Visitor Heron Landing White-faced Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna viduata)
Cormorant Drop in Visitors 3 Shoreline Duo
Smooth Landing Hammerhead (Scopus umbretta) Crimson-breasted Shrike on nest
Blue Tit Black-crowned Tchagra (Tchagra senegala) Snowy Egrets at Dawn
Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath) White-breasted Cormorants Reed Cormorant  (Phalacrocorax africanus)
Drop in Visitors Black-necked Stilt Squabbling Gulls
Heron Descending Black Kite (Milvus migrans) White-backed Vulture (Gyps africanus)
Swan Reflecting Swan Takeoff Teal Takeoff
Frozen Pond White Gyrfalcons Mallard Chorus
Battle Stations Vulture Swan Reflection
Small Brown Job? Whooping Swans (Cygnus cygnus) Seagull Blizzard 2
Mallard Manoeuvres Grey Wagtail Swan Nesting
Cormorant's Rest Dueling Great White Egrets Black Necked Stint
Heron departing Harvest Flock Preening Swan
Ugly Ducklings Rapa Nui Symbol Drop in Visitors 2
Grey Heron Sanderling (Calidris Alba) Grey Heron
Robin Singing Birds & Bathers Ferruginous Hawk
Walk on Water Maribou Stork + Blacksmith Plover Foggy Dawn Heron
Grey Heron Bald Eagle Goose Landing
Roseate Spoonbills Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus flavirostris) Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis)
Three, Two, One Australian Tourist Waterhen Dispute
Grey Lourie (Go-away bird) Grey Heron in flight Whatcha doing?
Swan Reflection Black-Tailed Godwits Grey Heron in flight
Cygnets Stonechat Bateleur Eagle (Terathopius Ecaudatus)
Grey Heron in flight Kestrel Heron Takeoff
Little Blue Heron Heron Reflections Brown Pelican
Brent Geese Sparkling Violet-Ear Grey Heron + Fish
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) Egrets at Dawn Best foot forward
Birds & Bather Evening Light Greenbacked Heron  (Butorides striata)
Diuca Finch (Diuca diuca) Grey Heron + Grey Crow Brownhooded Kingfisher (Halcyon albiventris)
Rufous Tailed Hummingbird Blue Heron Perched Grey Wagtail
Vultures Black Necked Stint Mallard Stretching
Blue Heron in flight Jet Propelled Grey Heron in flight
Best Foot Forward Crimson-breasted Shrike Blue Heron in flight
Blue Heron + Moon Brownhooded Kingfisher Seagull
Grey Heron in flight Wingspan Maritime Memorial
Grey Heron Oystercatcher Kingfisher
Grey Heron Nest-Building Departing Heron Mallard Ducklings
Mute Swans Grey Heron Fishing Grey Heron Perched
Crimson-breasted Shrike Seagull Flight Brown Inca (Coeligena wilsoni)
Grey Heron Hunting Seagull Gliding Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Where are the ducks going? Terns Blue Heron Fishing
Grey Heron Blue Heron Perched Grey Wagtail
Grey Heron Fishing Egrets Dancing Wing Span
Confrontation Blue Heron Fishing Nine-and-Fifty Swans
Follow the Leader Seagull Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
Turnstones at Sunset Mute Swans Fishing Heron
Ringed Plover on the Wing Boating Barrier Grey Heron Landing
Grey Heron Fishing Swans Dispute Whooping Swans (Cygnus cygnus)
Green-crowned Brilliant (Heliodoxa jacula) Pied Wagtail Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)
Ringed Plover in Silhouette 2 Grey Heron Grey Heron Take-off
Dipper Ringed Plover in Silhouette Straw Sculpture
Dawn Great White Egret Blue Heron in flight Grey Heron in flight
Humming School 3 Fishing Egret Grey Lourie (Go-away bird)
Brent Geese Landing Grey Heron Galápagos Hawk
Chicken Stretch Dancing Egret Rufous Tailed Hummingbird
Seagull Flock in Fog Grey Heron Fishing Heron Takeoff
Inter-species interaction Humming Birds Andean Emerald
Ready for Takeoff Aerial Dance Booted Racket-Tails
Great White Egret  (Ardea alba) Swan Song Brown Inca
Avocets Confrontation Grey Heron Landing
(un)ruffled Rooster Ringed Plover Flock Foggy Heron
Blue Footed Booby Family + Fish Galapagos Penguin (Spheniscus mendiculus) Five Sanderling
Ringed Plover Small Cactus Finch (Geospiza scandens) Western Emerald
A Word in Your Ear Nasca Boobies Pelican Pile-up
Striated Heron (Butorides striata) Nazca Booby Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus)
Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Magnificent Frigate Birds Seagull Explosion
Galápagos Hawk (Buteo galapagoensis) Take-off Beady Eye
Magnificent Frigate Birds Rufous Tailed Hummingbird Sky Divers
Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Violet Tailed Sylph Purple Throated Woodstar
Buff-tailed Coronet Galapagos Hawk Follow the Leader
Nesting Cormorants Lava Gull (Leucophaeus fuliginosus) Sally Lightfoot meets Lava Heron
Nazca Booby - Juvenile Red-billed Tropicbird Greylag Goose
Pumped Up Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus galapagoensis) Galápagos Mockingbird (Mimus parvulus)
Worrel's End Booted Racket-Tail Blue Footed Booby
Overshadowed Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis) Murmuration
Red Footed Booby Atlantic Evening Three + Three
Fawn Breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides) Violet Tailed Sylph Small Ground Finch - Male  (Geospiza fuliginosa)
Artic Tern  (Sterna paradisaea) Escape Buff-tailed Coronet
Feed Me Eider Takeoff Bottoms Up
Homeward Bound Striated Heron (Butorides striata) (Juvenile) Darwin's Finch
Magnificent Frigate Bird (Juvenile) Buff-tailed Coronet Snow Clouds over Crab Island
Back Off! Nazca Boobies Rufous Tailed and Green Crowned Brilliant
Western Emerald Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Blue Footed Booby
Brown Inca  (Coeligena wilsoni) 1 in 10,000,000 Nazca Booby Chick
Buff-tailed Coronet Red Footed Booby Waved Albatros
Three in a Row Mockingbirds Nazca Boobies
River Dance Stand Off Fawn Breasted Brilliant (Heliodoxa rubinoides)
immature Crowned Hawk-Eagle (Stephanoaetus coronatus) Swan Landing in Fog Sand-Grouse (Burchell's)
Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus) Waved Albatros Chick Magnificent Frigate Birds
Cape Starling  (Lamprotornis nitens) Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) Waved Albatros
Magnificent Frigate Birds Water Dance Crowned Hornbill (Tockus alboterminatus)
Kalahari Waterhole Crowned Hornbill (Tockus alboterminatus) Jesus Bird
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus) Prepare for Takeoff Lilac Breasted Roller (Coracias caudatus)
Atlantic Shore Sandgrouse Storm Inter-species Interaction
Territorial Dispute Squacco Heron (Ardeola ralloides) Pied Kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) Female
Oystercatchers Cygnus cygnus - Whooper Swan + Three Cygnets Yellow-Billed Kite
Yellow-Billed Stork Linyanti Sunset Reed Cormorant - Takeoff
Eider Duck Escape Eider Ducks –  Midnight Sunset Puffins
Hadeda Ibis (Bostrychia hagedash) Trekking through the Swamp Eider Duck
Little Bee-eater (Merops pusillus) Cormorant Messy Nest - Hadeda Ibis
Drop-in Visitor Snowflake Sleepy Puffin
 Cygnus cygnus Arctic Terns attacking Sheep Sociable weaver (Philetairus socius)
Sorry, I can't hear you! Teenagers Sociable Weavers at Sunset
What's the Story? Turdus migratorius Goggomobil Sunset
My big helper Swans Galore Do you come here often?
Gliding Vulture