Some days, I’m fortunate to come across an unfazed honeyeater just going about its business of collecting food, like this White-Eared Honeyeater. I stood and watched for several minutes before I took photographs. These birds seem very shy, and I was certain if I moved, it would fly off. Obviously searching for insects and other tasty morsels beneath the bark, the bird encircled the trunk of this tree several times, pecking two or three times in a spot, then moving to the next flap of loose bark. When I finally did raise my camera, I was able to take four photos before it moved away.
Aside from the Honeyeater, I love the colours of the sky and the bark in these photographs.