Thursday, September 13, 2012

Kangaroos in Suburbia !

Being keen to try out my newly acquired camera - a Nikon Coolpix P510 - I had literally only just begun my journey to a local wetlands area some 15 minutes' drive away from my home in suburbia, when I looked to a large area of open land adjacent to a main road into town and couldn't believe my eyes - there were several kangaroos grazing and lazing in the grass!!
This adjacent road has high volume traffic, it was 10:30 in the morning and we are talking about a residential region some 15-20kms from Adelaide's CBD on the northern side - I have never seen wildlife in this area before, so it was an absolute treat, and gave me an opportunity to try out the new tripod as well!  What a way to start the day!!

It looks like this 'roo has a baby joey in her pouch - another bonus!

They didn't seem at all perturbed by my presence

This one seemed to be hiding in the long grass.

Just have to post these on Camera Critters blog!
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Dianne said...

Amazing to be able to capture these roos in such a built up area .... The perfect scene to try out your new Nikon. Bravo!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

A fantastic start indeed! What a pleasant discovery that was.

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

How lovely but I hope they stayed safe from the traffic.

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