Winged wonders

The tiny island on the southern-most part of Tasmania, with rainforests, lagoons and bays, bursts alive with birds of rare feathers.

A rock formation along the island.

A panoramic view of Bruny Island.

A flock of pied cormorants (Phalacrocorax varius).

A major bird breeding event takes place at Lake Wollumboola near Culburra Beach east of Nowra. Black swans and chestnut teals pictured in their thousands along the shore of the lake in August 2011.

The silver gull (Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae).

The Australian darter (Anhinga novaehollandiae).

The white-faced heron (Egretta novaehollandiae).

The purple swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus).

A herd of Australian fur seals basking in the sun.

The Pacific black duck (Anas superciliosa).

The sulphur-crested cockatoo (Cacatua galerita).

The long-billed corella (Cacatua tenuirostris).

The flame robin (Petroica phoenicea).

The laughing kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae).

A flock of masked lapwings (Vanellus miles).

A view of a cove along the island.

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A rock formation along the island.
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