Australian White Ibis

Australian White Ibis
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Photographed in Hyde Park, Sydney, Australia. These birds look like a mixture of a heron and one of HR Giger’s Alien nightmares. They’re ubiquitious in Australian urban spaces, but it takes a tourist to take notice…

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Writer, photographer, environmental campaigner and "known troublemaker" Dave Walsh is the founder of, described both as "possibly the most arrogant and depraved website to be found either side of the majestic Shannon River", and "the nicest website circulating in Ireland". Half Irishman, half-bicycle. He lives in southern Irish city of Barcelona.