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The Secretive Eastern Whipbird revealed.

A pair of (Australian) Eastern Whipbirds (Psophodes olivaceus) were active in front of our house this morning but one got too inquisitive & ended up being entrapped under a light flower pot in a tight place. The dogs were barking at all the rattling going on, so I went with camera in hand to investigate & got these photos after releasing it. This is a great chance of photos as they usually flit around amidst the bushes most of the time & are hard to see let alone actually getting a photograph of them.


K8160579-adj by Ross, on Flickr


K8160590-cr by Ross, on Flickr (partially cropped for composition).

After flying off after their mate this one landed on this log further away & hence a cropped photo.


K8160596-scr by Ross, on Flickr (heavily cropped).
All with E-M1 II & MC20+40-150 F2.8 lens.

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I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ross-the-fiddler/
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
Lenses: M.ZD7-14mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD12-40mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens, MC-14, MC-20, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
Flashes: FL36R X2, FL50R, FL50.
Software: Capture One Pro 10 (& Olympus Viewer 3).
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