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It is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand when we remember those who lost their lives in wars.
I thought I'd introduce an old Australian term - "Boss Cocky". A Boss Cocky was originally a term for a large farmer who employed labour on the farm. It later spread to any employer especially one who is a bit aggressive.
Now to this photo and the WS. I took this photo this morning looking out the back of our house. most of the birds in the tree are Little Corellas but the one on top is a cocky (a Sulphur Crested Cockatoo). You can just see his crest sticking up. Cocky's are renowned for trying to have the highest position in a tree (or on a roof) and can be aggressive with other cocky's to get that spot which, as far as I know, is how the term Boss Cocky came about. The one on the top of the tree is the Boss Cocky. This morning was cold and these birds like to sit in the sun high in trees to get warm.
In the workshop is another view.
Taken hand held with my big 150-500 lens hand held but at 1/3200 sec shutter speed.

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Additional Photos by Ian Fegent (ifege) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3873 W: 102 N: 11216] (46851)
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