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Friendly lunch guest

A cockatoo joins us for lunch. I was glad to be wearing a hat.

Sulpher Crested Cockatoo

These birds are common in the Sydney area.

Flying Foxes

Flying foxes are a common sight at the Sydney Botanical Garden. I took this picture from where we were having lunch.

Rainbow Lorikeet

These beautiful birds are commonly seen feeding in Banksia trees in the Manly area. The can be easily approached.

Rainbow Lorikeet Feeding

This lorikeet is enjoying a Banksia blossom along the Manly Scenic Walk.

Australian White Ibis

Common in parks.

Orb Weaver Spider

Large common spider that can be seen in tree tops and along walkways. Orb weavers can easily be 4 inches leg tip to leg tip. Not poisonous.

Orb weaver snacking

This spider is enjoying a meal by the side of the Manly scenic walk.

Tawny Frogmouth

Similar to owls Frogmouths feed on insects, small mammals, birds, and amphibians.

Sleeping Frogmouth

This Frogmouth is sleeping on a branch in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens.

Red Bulldog Ant

Jim Meem was nice enough to take us out hunting Bulldog ants. These ants can sting! This ant managed sting Jim through the glove fabric.

Black Bulldog Ant

Different species of ant. Less aggressive than the red.

Black Bulldog Ant

This more docile specimen poses for the camera on Jim's hand.

Our favorite ant enjoying a bit of sugar water.



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