• Bird
  • Christmas Colours

    Every year we spend Christmas with my aunt, uncle and cousins at their place in Turramurra. Apart from the delicious Christmas spread they put on, the other main attraction is the birds that always come visiting their backyard. Last year a pair of kookaburras watched our feasting on the patio and this year it was […]

  • Backyard
  • Lorikeet Pair

    Yesterday afternoon there was a huge racket out the front of our place that signalled the arrival of a small flock of Rainbow Lorikeets (Trichoglossus moluccanus). I grabbed my camera and headed out there expecting them to be somewhere down the street, but they were actually in the palm trees planted just inside our front […]

  • Bird
  • Young Raven

    We had a young Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides) visiting the blooming jacaranda tree out the front of our place this morning. There was an adult close by too, so I suspect this guy has only just ventured out on his own. The adults all have white eyes, so the dark ones of this guy mark […]