young birds

fledglings
trusting and hungry
growing up

These two young birds, a Little Raven and an Australian White Backed Magpie were hanging around the Beaumaris Community Centre demanding food. The Raven had parents who were keeping a close watch however the Magpie seemed a little older and only joined its adults later. A variety of activities occur every day at this centre that includes a Library and Artists workshop/gallery, playgrounds , tennis and other sports facilities. These birds were outside the University of the Third Age outdoor eating/socialising area. Plenty of human food, not much in the way of natural carnivorous bird food though. I was involved in a Photography Workshop and could not resist the temptation of practising the art whilst my colleagues had tea and biscuits.

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    1. Thanks Xenia. The birds were only a short distance outside the building I was attending a workshop in. We took a tea break, I noticed the birds and went back for my camera. The others went on for their tea and biscuits. I think I made a better decision.

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