Category Archives: Tillellan Bird Life

Days of Summer

Summer in this part of the world has a particular soundtrack. There is the click and ticks of the cicadas. The percussive rhythm that gives the heartbeat to the days of summer. There are the intermittent melodies of birds visiting … Continue reading

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Red Wing

Wednesday 9th Dec. This is Red Wing. He that rules the roost in the garden at the present time. I wasn’t exactly sure that the Fairy-Wrens visiting the garden were Red-winged wrens, as Blue-breasted Fairy-Wrens are also found in the … Continue reading

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A Place to Die

Today the Very Ugly Garden was a sanctuary for death. As I began the foundations of the green house I listened and watched the birds. It was early morning. Quite early actually. There were New Holland Honeyeaters feeding on several … Continue reading

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Into the promise of Summer

It has been just under three weeks since filling the bioreactor. After about two weeks it had sunk down just over two feet. It smells like a damp forest floor and I’ve only removed the pipes in the last few … Continue reading

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More Tales from the Rusty Nail

I’ve been cranking out projects recently. All manner of irritating descriptions on my To Do List have been getting a working over. I’ve nearly finished the rabbit hutch with a worm farm underneath to catch droppings and food scraps. I … Continue reading

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