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Birds

Whilst I have been working out in the garden I have had visitors. Though I have been reminded that we are ‘Social Distancing’, ‘in self-quarantine or self-isolation’ or my pet dislike, ‘Lock-down’ – the visitors still come. The Wattlebird swoops … Continue reading

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A New Bird: Spotted Pardalote

It’s 1:30 am and Gran is talking in her sleep. “Don’t do that Jenny!” she hisses sternly. Soon enough she shifts pitch and her voice is sounding anxious and moving from muffled mumbling to clear and raised and alarmed. I’ve … Continue reading

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Summer Delights

The dahlias are flowering. Steadily over the last two years I have managed to cultivate our burgundy dahlias well enough to increase them in number. I have seen them described on-line with such fanciful names as velvet wine, black satin … Continue reading

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March Observations 2019

  01/03/2019 First decent rainfall for the year 20/03/2019 First call of the Western Banjo Frog in the backyard for the season. It is deep, booming, explosive and echoes around our backyard. 23/03/2019 Increased movement of flocks of White-tailed Black … Continue reading

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Here, There & Everywhere . . .

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 … Continue reading

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Grey Fantail : Personality with Wings

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 … Continue reading

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Wood Ducks, Patience and Working at Heights

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 … Continue reading

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