Within a matter of seconds this New Holland Honeyeater had done a quick round of the garden beds, plucking insects from the air and garden plants. They have nested very near to us this year, along our fence line and are busy collecting food for their young. They are one of the main honeyeaters that … Continue reading Here, There & Everywhere . . .
You may remember the Wood Duck post from late June. It was around the time they started to check out the neighbourhood for suitable nesting sites. Well, some of them found suitable places and now we are being amused by little ducklings doing the rounds with Mum & Dad at the park.
What a month. The entry of Winter and with some decent rain showers and the occasional hail it asserted its arrival. We've still had some wonderful sunny days however. From Sunday the 8th of July to the 12th we had beautiful, sunny weather. It was like summer had arrived. A real taste of summer. … Continue reading July Update :Sun, Rain & Little Rock, AR
The pair of Grey Fantails are so busy in the garden. Busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. . . They are busy here, there and everywhere. Around me. Next to me. Over me. Under the staircase, on the staircase, perched fleetingly somewhere - then off into the air chasing an insect. I have thoughts like Grey … Continue reading Grey Fantail : Personality with Wings
The local Wood Ducks are seeking higher ground. It's going to be a sore point this year. Our chimneys are gone. The ducks loved our chimneys. They would stand atop them and croon and quack and carry on with one another. Have little discussions about the inclement weather and how they might go about finding … Continue reading Wood Ducks, Patience and Working at Heights