Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquilla audax - fleayi)
Greek - Bold Eagle
The Fleayi race of the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle is listed as Endangered and it's numbers continue to decline. Only found in Tasmania this magnificent bird was seen with his mate on the Huon Highway west of KIngston.
D4 | Nikkor 500mm f/4 VRII | 1.4 TC II | Handheld | 1/2000 SEC, F/8, ISO 640
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Giant Burrowing Frog (Heleioporus australiacus)
This iconic species is threatened by development, disturbance, predation from cats and foxes and pollution. Fortunately it still clings on in a few areas of good habitat including one or two patches close to home. With the recent heavy rain of late, conditions were perfect and GBF were calling in good numbers.
Nikon D4 | Tokina 16-50mm f/2.8 | Handheld| Flash
On a return trip to our frogging hole last night, I looked around at an opportune time to see Australias largest owl - the Powerful Owl glaring from a low branch nearby. It was back to the car for a longer lens and a great nights owling!
D4 | Nikkor 300mm f/4 | 1.4 TC II | Handheld | Flash