Banjo Frogs were breeding last month. This month they are food for the White-necked Heron.
White-Eared Honeyeater Hunting
Some days, I’m fortunate to come across an unfazed honeyeater just going about its business of collecting food, like this White-Eared Honeyeater. I stood and watched for several minutes before I took photographs. These birds seem very shy, and I was certain if I moved, it would fly off. Obviously searching for insects and other tasty … Continue reading White-Eared Honeyeater Hunting
Visitors in the Garden
The plants in our Honeyeater Garden are beginning to thicken up, and along with Crimson Rosella, Magpies and Kookaburras, it is now also attracting Red Wattlebirds, the odd Robin and some fast moving tiny birds that I haven’t been able to photograph yet. Also attracted to the garden is the young joey who spends a … Continue reading Visitors in the Garden
Archive Photos: Little Black Cormorant
Featuring the Little Black Cormorant, this post is the first of a series of photos from my archive. We’ve been here for two and a half years now. As I look back through the photographs I’ve taken for the blog, I notice that some of them never made it into a post. Often this was because everything … Continue reading Archive Photos: Little Black Cormorant
An Injured Red Wattlebird
Today the light was eerie (click here for photos of the sky). I took the camera out to capture the colour of the sky, and wandered onto the jetty without looking. A fluttering sound caught my attention, and I turned to see what I thought was a fledgling Red Wattlebird running up and down the … Continue reading An Injured Red Wattlebird
Grey Shrike-Thrush (Colluricincla harmonica)
The Story: I’m amazed at how many new bird species we find inside the cat enclosure, which was designed to keep the cats in and the birds out. Hmmm, it is obviously not working as well as it should. Yesterday, a pleasant lunch was interrupted by loud bird calls, and excited cat noises. I went … Continue reading Grey Shrike-Thrush (Colluricincla harmonica)
Common Bronzewing Pigeon
We’ve sighted this bird a couple of times, but it is not a frequent visitor.