A short woodland walk in Melbourne did not produce the hoped for owls so it was a chance to catch up with photos of some of the more common birds. These included a portrait of an Australian Magpie with a cicada in its beak.
Location: Melbourne, VIC
Family: Butcherbirds and allies (Cracticidae)
Species: Australian Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen)
Date taken: 03/12/2013