The cute little Red Backed Kingfisher.

January 22, 2012

Red-backed Kingfisher on the wing, Kilcowera Station, Outback Australia

Red-backed Kingfisher on the wing, Kilcowera Station, Outback Australia

Once again these lovely images are from Nevil Lazarus.  These sweet little birds can be found just about all over Australia.

Red-backed  Kingfisher,  Kilcowera Station, Outback Queensland.

Just how cute can a bird be?

Red-backed Kingfisher,  Kilcowera Station on the Dowling Track SW Queensland.

Red-backed Kingfisher, Kilcowera Station on the Dowling Track SW Queensland.

They often sit up on the power lines, calling out in a mournful little voice.  I think, because they are always alone they are looking for love.  And I’m certain they find it too!

 

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