Each day, a wild family of Australian Wood Ducks spends time on and around our dam, before going back to their home on a neighbouring property. We’ve watched as the 11 ducklings have grown from balls of fluff to small ducks taking on adult plumage. The ducks seem to live on a tiny, muddy pond … Continue reading Australian Wood Ducks
While sitting at my computer in the study, I heard a strange bird call from the back yard. Rushing to the kitchen window with my camera, I was able to capture this Red Wattlebird feeding on nectar from some of the succulent plants in our yard. Click on the photos to enlarge them.
Last night, just before dark, we had a flock of around 100 Straw Necked Ibis land in our trees to roost. We’re not sure where they came from, or where they were headed, but this morning when we arose they were all gone. Enjoy the photos.