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more ornithological observations

Some of you may recall my recent mumblings about the odd behaviour of a bunch of unidentified, and somewhat nondescript birds. There they were, huddled together on the electrical cable high above the middle of the river, presenting me with a  whole lot of unanswered questions… most of which remain unanswered (and forgotten… along with the birds). 170 more words

Meeting place- Travel themed weekly photo challenge

Each week Ailsa at Where’s My Backpack sets a travel themed photo challenge. My entry is the meeting place for seagulls…


Two Fish Eagles

An opportunity shot of two Fish Eagles (Haliaeetus vocifer) that we all know so well and found so typically in pairs in tall trees near water. 248 more words



I think I will forever love the Fantail. It’s such a cute little bird, and even though they are absolutely everywhere, they’re so inquisitive and indecisive that you can’t help but love them. 163 more words



Another nerdy twitcher post. Walking through the Redwood Forest (and quite a lot of other places) there are swarms of small birds feeding on the forest floor. 83 more words


"Hold fast to dreams...

Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.”

- Langston Hughes



'In order to see birds it is necessary to become....

Robert Lynd — ‘In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence.’