The Christmas of 1999 offered entertainment of the highest class and gifts that where hard to bead. How about a walk on the east coast of Australia? Clear blue water with warm sand under your feet, beaming sunshine and plenty of company where ever you turn! Some new friends didn't escape my camera; among others this oystercatcher - offering its firework of colours. The fact that the day a couple of hours later it self turned into a firework of sunset didn't make life worse...
- Subject: Pied Oyestercatcher, Haematopus longirostris
- Location: Just south of Eden, Australia
- Date: December 24 1999, 3:45 pm