Battling a Reflection: Superb Fairy Wrens


This morning I noticed two Superb Fairy Wrens chattering right outside the window between the  deck and the dining room.  Repeatedly they would fly to perch on a gardening tool leaning on the glass to chatter and scold.  At first I thought it was me they were warning away.  Later in the day, with a … Continue reading Battling a Reflection: Superb Fairy Wrens

The Fairy Wrens and the Cat Enclosure: A happy story


In an earlier post, I worried about disturbing the Superb Fairy Wren’s habitat in our back yard. I also worried about our cats killing the wrens if they were able to find a way into the newly constructed cat enclosure.  Most of all, I lamented that I would no longer see their cheery form hopping … Continue reading The Fairy Wrens and the Cat Enclosure: A happy story

Superb Fairy Wren Nest


When Richard walked underneath the trellis arch at the front of the house, he noted baby bird tweets.  Careful inspection revealed a tiny Superb Fairy Wren nest Hidden in the bushy part of the climbing plant.  Adult wrens were protesting loudly, but we did not touch the nest itself. I had been thinking about repacing … Continue reading Superb Fairy Wren Nest