The Water Treatment Plant or Lagun in Nusa Dua, Bali

When :  September 2015                           Weather:  Hot.  28C

Nikon P900,   Leica Q

Having visited the water treatment plant(WTP) here in Nusa Dua a year ago, I decided to shoot the sunrise and revisit the WTP early…

Sunrise at a nearby beach..early...530am already getting light!

Sunrise at a nearby beach..early…530am already getting light! after a few shots, I headed to the WTP…

sunrise over the WTP..which is actually a euphemism for sewage treatment plant!

sunrise over the WTP..which is actually a euphemism for sewage treatment plant!

The cormorants were stirring...

The cormorants were stirring…

rather handsome pied cormorant

rather handsome pied cormorant

drying wings in the rising sun

drying wings in the rising sun

The usual water birds were present...Javan pond heron

The usual water birds were present…Javan pond heron

heron

heron

sandpiper

sandpiper

pretty flowers

pretty flowers

I resolved to spend a little more time looking around the fringes of the ponds where there was a lot of greenery….

this pretty pied fantail welcomed me..

this pretty pied fantail welcomed me..

the yellow vented bulbul was common

the yellow vented bulbul was common

spotted dove

spotted dove

sunbird

sunbird

sunda woodpecker

sunda woodpecker

sunda woodpecker

sunda woodpecker

Iora?

Iora?

not sure what this one is..

Great tit

 

and then I saw this flash of red colour ...unfortunately the pic is very blurred but the red head can be made out....I think it was a red headed flowerpecker, endemic to Indonesia...

and then I saw this flash of red colour …unfortunately the pic is very blurred but the red head can be made out….I think it was a red headed flowerpecker, endemic to Indonesia…

What was interesting was when the very same bird hopped and faced the sun, his head colour turned yellow! Like how the throats of the Anna Hummingbirds change colour in the sun!

What was interesting was when the very same bird hopped and faced the sun, his head colour turned yellow! Like how the throats of the Anna Hummingbirds change colour in the sun!

even the sparrow looked quite nice in the soft morning light

even the sparrow looked quite nice in the soft morning light

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