Tag Archives: birds

I declare Monday "The Menagerie Day"

With the help of Alan, the cats’ food and water dishes have been scrubbed and refilled. Their sandboxes cleaned and refilled. I went outside, took down, scrubbed and refilled the hummingbird feeders.  I had a chorus of Wattlebirds, and at … Continue reading

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It was bound to happen sooner or later

I was cleaning and refilling the hummingbird feeders.  I turned not quite right, right knee didn’t like it and I stumbled. When I reached out to get my balance, I dropped the feeder and it shattered.  *sigh*  Have cleaned up … Continue reading

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It was beginning to look like a Hitchcock scene!

Wattlebirds, and New Holland, Singing, and Brown Honeyeaters all lurking and chirping because the feeders were empty! Human heeded, took out bucket for warm soapy water, a pitcher of fresh ‘nectar’ and the garden hose. Scrubbed, rinsed then refilled the … Continue reading

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Kind of expected squabbles

Yesterday and the day before, we were hit by a severe storm front. Our gorgeous Gum Tree was badly damaged.  This tree is (or should I say was) the stage for many of my large bird photographs (Cockatoos, Kookaburras, Galahs) … Continue reading

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Dear ‘Adults’

Could you please stop your children/grandchildren/children under you care from chasing the birds in the park.  Not just because your child ruined my photos by running at them, but also how dangerous it can be. Had your child done that … Continue reading

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Some people need to keep their opinions to themselves

And not have a hissy-fit, or resort to snide insults and insinuations. It’s not news that we had to cut back out bottlebrush trees because of having solar panels installed (even though they don’t cast shade on the roof). Because … Continue reading

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I guess I had better get ready for population increase

One of my neighbors cut down a large,  full in flower grevillea.  No wonder I could hear very angry Red Wattlebirds, as that is, make that was, their nursery.  I hope there were no chicks or fledglings in it. I … Continue reading

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