Zoothera lunulata  

Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata)
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© Larry Dunis 2009
Bruny Island, TAS (Apr, 2009)

Months ago in the subdued light of the Maiala National Park rainforest a Bassian Thrush very kindly presented itself for a photo.

Friend Geoff with his Canon 400D took half a dozen decent photos before the bird disappeared again back into the undergrowth.

I had taken no photos - my camera was still trying to focus. This was the deciding moment for me to take the plunge and upgrade my camera to a DSLR.

I now have a Canon 40D with a 100-400 telephoto zoom which has much better focussing accuracy and speed and now at last I have a Bassian Thrush.

Bassian Thrush (Zoothera lunulata)

Bassian Thrush lunulata