Some Birds in the Royal Botanic Garden near the Sydney Opera House

As an opera fan, I have been to see three operas at the famous Sydney Opera House in Australia. But this is not the only singing going on near here.

Here are some photos of common birds found in the Botanical gardens which is just steps from the Opera House.

Surprisingly, the Australian White Ibises are very tame here and considered a nuisance bird:

Australian White Ibis
Australian White Ibis
Australian White Ibis

The most common gull is the Silver Gull with its red bill and legs:

Silver Gull
Silver Gull with chick

Also on the lawn:

Australian Wood Duck:
Masked Lapwing
Pied Currawong
Pied Currawong
Crested Pigeon
Crested Pigeon
Common Myna
Common Myna

Near the pond or bay:

Dusky Moorhen
Dusky Moorhen (juvenile)
Pacific Duck
Pied Cormorant
Great Cormorant
Great Cormorant (juvenile)

Miles Hearn

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