Bronze Mannikins balancing while eating grass seeds in the wind

I filmed these Bronze Mannikins at my local estuary. While the Mannikins are very common, I just enjoyed being able to see them pick the grass seeds off at such a close range.

I marveled at how well they balanced on such a slender stem of grass which was swaying so much in the wind.

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Rory Wilson

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I am an avid hiker, birdwatcher and camper. I love the outdoors. I also run a Video Production company and an Adventure Company. I initially started Birding Planet to share my bird videos, now I enjoy connecting with birdwatchers around the world. Come join the Birding Planet group at

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