A single Emerald Dove calmly surveys the scene - an infrequent visitor more at home in the forest.
This plump visitor would frequently contest the back porch with us - sidling up to our feet and battering at them with its wing.
Able to utter a high-pitched "beep-beep-beep" sound interminably, it had us searching the area for a reversing delivery van before we realised what was making the noise.
A frequent flyer of the afternoon feeding pageant, the White-headed pigeons always create a great presence and, at times, fiercely dispute the other species pecking orders.
These common bronzewings are a regular visitor and are gentle enough to feed side by side with the firetails without alarming them.
A late afternoon shot of a Brown Cuckoo Dove seems to have captured the ethereal glow of a Middle Path evening
A full frontal of another Brown Cuckoo Dove showing the full tail feathering in normal daylight.
A common visitor, a crested pigeon - Ocyphaps lophotes - enjoying an early version of the bird feeders while keeping a wary eye on the camera.
A rare glimpse of the crested pigeon factory in full swing - apparently to the amazement of a rival!