The birds I know as Plovers. Are they Masked Lapwings? Imagine their indignation consternation on living near a walking path. The uproar is almost constant. And a mobile group is different to the usual solo bird.
Laughing Kookaburra - the most massive of our kingfishers and best known. These are youngsters.
We can take their laughter for granted yet it is very bizzare. A benign stretch of bushland will suddenly erupt in unheard of sound effects.
Campers visiting a spot near Chichester Dam would very likely know and love a flock of Australian King Parrots who front up seeking attention.
The local said over 150 different birds had been identified by birdwatchers and thought bird numbers had not declined there.