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Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) Lake Monger Perth WA
Panasonic Lumix FZ50 lens Leica lens 420mm ISO200 F8.01/800  fill flash 21 February 2008
A hot spot in Perth for water birds with relatively easy access, Lake Monger is a must see. These images are part of series taken early 2008. The Great Crested Grebe occurs in Europe Africa, Asia and  Australia. The above bird is in breeding plumage but the species is spectacular at any time. Birds in Backyards provies additional information at:http://birdsinbackyards.net/species/Podiceps-cristatus

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Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps cristatus) Lake Monger Perth WA
Panasonic Lumix FZ50 lens Leica lens 420mm ISO200 F8.01/800  fill flash 21 February 2008

A pair of Great Crested Grebes having a doze on a sunny morning at Lake Monger. Liked the watchful eye of the near bird. If you are fortunate enough to locate this species take the time to observe them over time and you will be well rewarded.

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