We showed a friend around our property today, and I took the opportunity to take photos of some of the wild flowers we saw along the way. I won’t pretend to know what they are all called, but the common feature is that the flowers are tiny.
While the weather here is cold enough to keep the wood fire burning, it doesn’t seem to have stopped the birds from getting into the swing of Spring. When I walked around our boundary fence yesterday, I could hear baby magpies, and was swooped by adult magpies. From the safety of the house, I could … Continue reading A taste of Spring
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.
We are very fortunate to have friends who know much more than we do about the native plants on our land. It turns out that our property is rich in native orchids and native lillies. A couple of weeks ago, we had 6 species of native orchid in flower, and another six to ten which … Continue reading A quick tour of our bush habitat