Corella Special

February 17, 2012

Corellas, that’s how Australians call the three species of  Western Corella (Cacatua pastinator), Long-billed Corella (Cacatua tenuirostris) and Little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea). They are not very popular over here, because they are very noisy and seen as a pest. However, they are one very active and lots of fun to watch and photograph. They are real clowns.

The first pictures show the very rare nominat race of the Western Corella (Cacatua pastinator), followed by Long-billed Corellas (Cacatua tenuirostris) and Little Corellas (Cacatua sanguinea).

The last few pictures hows the first ever photographed wild hybrid of a Long-billed Corella and a Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)


Webdesigner wanted

February 10, 2012

Hey guys,

I wanted to rebuild my website for a long time now, but I am lacking the necessary skills and as a university student, I am also lacking big funds…

So I was hoping to find someone through here, who would want to rebuild my website completely. Maybe in exchange for an excklusive workshop….

I don’t need anything fancy, just a simple, but “stylish” page, with a good gallery solution, which is easy to handle. I am not a fan of all these web solutions out there like pbase…

It has to look professional, of course 🙂

Would love to hear from you

Australian Darter yawning


Rosella Special

February 8, 2012

another stunning group of parrots…

Still missing a few species, but I will get them eventually..

All images taken with

1D Mark IV

EF 600 L IS

1.4x TC or no extender

Often with Speedlight 580 EX II + Better Beamer

The species are in the fowllowing order:

Crimson Rosella (Platycercus elegans)

Yellow Rosella (Platycercus elegans flaveolus)

Adelaide Rosella (believed to be a natural hybrid of the former two species) ( Platycercus adelaidae)

Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius))

Western Rosella ( Platycercus icterotis)

Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus)

(Platycercus caledonicus))


Black Cockatoo Special

February 2, 2012

Today a few pictures of one of my favorite bird species. Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus) Gelbohr Rabenkakadu and Short-billed Black Cockatoo / Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris) Carnabys Weißohr Rabenkakadu

I potographed the Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos near Melbourne and the Short-billed Black Cockatoos near Perth.