Monday, October 24, 2011

Kookaburra & Eastern Brown Snake 24/10/11

While driving in the driveway at Jarowair this morning, I witnessed a Kookaburra swoop down to the front lawn and pick up an Eastern Brown Snake (abt 1m length) and fly up to a branch in a close by iron bark tree. I pulled up and grabbed by little "handbag camera" and was able to get a photo before it flew off with its prize.  It was a fantastic sight!  J.G.

2 comments:

  1. Wow Judith, what a great catch by both you and the Kookaburra. Having the handbag camera captured the scene really well. Thanks for showing this. Cheers, Richard

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    1. Thanks Richard, it was one of those moments where I was hoping I could get the camera out quick enough - and that it wouldn't have a flat battery! I think I only got two photos and this was the best one - he didn't hang around long. Gotta love their amazing eyesight! Thanks for your comment.

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