White Faced Heron

A solitary White Faced Heron has appeared this week.  It waded around the edge of the dam, and seems to like feeding around the reeds growing in the water.  It doesn’t stay for long – sometimes only a matter of minutes, sometimes about an hour.  It is very elegant but rather shy – preferring to … Continue reading White Faced Heron

Australian Raven

Recently, we’ve noticed many Australian Ravens around the dam. This has happened within the last two weeks.  I’ve consulted our Field Guide to Australian Birds, and discovered that immature Ravens collect in groups until they mature and pair up to breed.  So I guess we have a roaming flock of young birds looking for mates … Continue reading Australian Raven