Eagle eye captures spring
THE wonderful abundance of wildlife in and around Bowen never ceases to amaze local photographer Anne Smith.
You only have to look at the stunning range of birds snapped for the Whitsunday Times on this page to see how spoiled we are.
“You don’t have to travel far, you just have to keep your eyes open.
“All these birds were photographed within five minutes of town,” said the founder of the Bowen and Whitsunday Photography Group on Facebook.
“The other day I spotted 26 emus in one paddock; we’re just so lucky.”
RUFFLED FEATHERS: A wedge-tailed eagle snapped just minutes away from Bowen township.
An Australian native “old-man” emu on the prowl.
Three emus dancing.
Two brolgas scavenging for food.
A long-neck snake bird taking off.
A black-shouldered kite in flight.
Black-shouldered kite watching over his domain.