Birds have always fascinated me. Personally, I find them to be the most elegant of creatures; they could be soaring miles above forests, gliding above the ocean’s waves, or just hanging out in the trees around any town. The thought that the world is so open to these winged ones makes one feel trapped, grounded. That’s why we gaze at them with so much wonder, wishing we had that freedom of flight.

Here’s a little collection of these feathered  beauties, taken mostly in Perth, Australia.

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Sand between her (webbed) toes.
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Parenthood.
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Takeoff.
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In flight.
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Gazing down on the ocean below.

There will be another volume of photographs to come, enjoy these in the meantime.