Jason Benz Bennee

Jason Benz Bennee

Travel Photographer.
Australia
Australia

Birds

69 images, Updated March 27, 2022

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Wedge-tailed Eagle sitting on a fence post in the outback of South Australia. Sheep in background.
Silvereye. Zosterops lateralis. Small antipodean bird stands on wild tobacco berries. Also known as white-eye, it has a bright ring of white feathers around the eye and a yellow-green head and wings.
Immature pied currawong. Juvenile black and white medium sized bird stands on a rock surrounded by Australian bush in New South Wales.
Whistling kite feeds on rodent during mouse plague in New South Wales. Also known as a whistling eagle or whistling hawk, this raptor is found throughout Australia. Crop to square.
Immature Pied Butcherbird. Young or female Australian native songbird. Brown and white bird looks over shoulder at the viewer in New South Wales.
Laughing Kookaburra in Queensland Australia. Predator with a large beak looks directly at you.
Adult Silver Gull in Queensland. Australia's most common gull standing on a rocky shore in front of the ocean.
Blue and yellow Macaw native to Latin America. Large South American parrot with mostly blue top parts and light orange underparts, with gradient hues of green on top of its head.
Galah, Eolophus roseicapilla, also known as the pink and grey cockatoo or rose-breasted cockatoo. Iconic Australian bird.
Female satin bowerbird, or a male under 4 years of age. Endemic eastern Australian bowerbird, made famous by Attenborough who observed them collecting pieces of blue plastic to decorate bower.
Pair of Kookaburras sitting on a wattle branch in front of green and gold wattle. Iconic Australian bird sat on Australia’s national tree in front of Australia’s national colours.
Adult male Superb Lyrebird looking for food. Large Australian songbird with elaborate tail feathers walks on the ground searching for insects.
Black Kite, Bird of prey on the wing flying in front of ocean wings outstretched. Hunting for food.
Banded Lapwing chick. Black-breasted plover juvenile. Tiny white and brown fluffy cute bird on orange dirt background.
Yellow-billed spoonbill, Platalea flavipes, Large white australian bird searches shore of lake for food.
Banded Lapwing. Black-breasted plover. Tiny tricolor bird on orange dirt background in Western Australia.
Red Wattlebird calling while standing on a log. Australian birdsong.
Pelican landing on water. Large waterbird flies low over the ocean moments before contact with the sea.
White-necked Heron looks for fish in the morning glow. Pacific Heron is reflected in the calm waters of a lake in Western Australia.
Azure Kingfisher, River Kingfisher. Vivid blue bird perched on branch scanning river for food.
White faced heron. Elegant medium sized bird walks along shore stalking prey in Australia.
Two Emu in New South Wales, Australia. Large flightless bird inspects ground for food. Dromaius novaehollandiae is the second-largest living bird by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich.
Torresian crow, Corvus orru, also called the Australian crow or Papuan crow, is a passerine bird in the crow family native to Australia. Black bird stood on lawn looks over shoulder.
Eastern great egret, Ardea alba modesta, a white heron in the genus Ardea, is usually considered a subspecies of the great egret. Large white bird takes off with its wings reflected in the water.
Female Superb Fairy Wrens in Tasmania Australia. Two tiny wrens pushed together in a tree to stay warm.
Head of an ostrich looking into the distance. Large flightless bird towers over the viewer. Largest living bird.
Pair of Australian Pied Oystercatchers, Haematopus longirostris, Two black and white birds with red bills walk alang sandy beach.
Brahminy Kite also known as the red-backed sea-eagle in Australia, Bird of prey on the wing flying in blue sky with wings outstretched. Hunting for food.
Adult Silver Gull begging for food. Australia's most common gull asking for food with open mouth.
Introduced Species. Adult male european goldfinch on a scottish thistle in Tasmania, Australia.
Head shot, Adult male Australian King Parrot. Green body Red head bird. Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia.
Black butcherbird (Melloria quoyi, also known as Cracticus quoyi) looks over a shoulder while sitting on a branch in front of a green floral background. Babinda Rotary Park, Queensland, Australia.
Adult male Australian King Parrot. Green Red bird sits in a branch tree in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales, Australia.
Female Crimson Finch hold on to a sugar cane on a blue sky background in Queensland Australia.
Red-capped Plover aka Red-capped dotterel. Small bird seen searching beach in Daintree, Queensland Australia.
The peaceful dove (Geopelia placida) is a pigeon native to Australia and New Guinea. The peaceful dove is closely related to the zebra dove of south-east Asia and the barred dove of eastern Indonesia.
The grey-fronted honeyeater (Ptilotula plumula) is a species of bird in the family Meliphagidae. Yellow Gray bird perched on a branch in Australia.
Magpie Lark, a monarch flycatcher. Aka Peewee in New South Wales and Queensland, Mudlark in Victoria and Western Australia, and a Murray Magpie in South Australia. Black and White Bird.
Plumed whistling duck (Dendrocygna eytoni), also called the grass whistle duck. Australian duck with multi colored plumes walks on the grass.
The bush stone-curlew or bush thick-knee (Burhinus grallarius, obsolete name Burhinus magnirostris) is a large (55–60 cm wingspan) ground-dwelling bird endemic to Australia.
This is a Southern Cassowary. Like many of Australia’s animals it is weird, wonderful and potentially lethal. The bird weighs as much as 85kg, stands almost 2m tall and has a 12cm claw on each foot.
Family of three Kookaburras sitting on a wattle branch in front of green and gold wattle. Iconic Australian bird sat on Australia's national tree in front of Australia's national colours. Aussie as..
Apostlebird often travels in groups of 12. (Struthidea cinerea), also known as the grey jumper, lousy jack or cwa bird. Gray black bird stands on dry grass.
Male Scarlet Honeyeater aka scarlet myzomela, Smallest honeyeater in Australia. Small bird with bright red head and chest and black wings.
Black Kite, Bird of prey on the wing flying above wings outstretched. Hunting for food.
Australian Bustard, Large ground bird rarely seen on the wing. Here in flight flying from right to left.
Female Australian King Parrot. Green Red bird sits in a tree in queensland Australia.
White faced heron. Elegant medium sized bird walks along shore in Queensland Australia.
Immature Eastern Whipbird, Young green brown bird stands on a fence surrounded by leaves
Adult male Satin Bowerbird, Blue black bird with purple eyes walks on the grass in Queensland Australia.
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