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Brown tree snake

The predatory brown tree snake, introduced in cargo from the Admiralty Islands, has eliminated ten of the eleven native bird species from the forests of Guam.



I feel very lucky to live in Dunedin and New Zealand.  Here are my promised photos of my Art Group road trip on the bus to the Orokonui Eco Sanctuary last  week.   219 more words

Outings And Road Trips

Community Service Project at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Sat. Dec. 20, 2014

Please volunteer with us on Saturday Dec. 20, 2014 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. 103 more words


Winter residents: Juncos

Dark-eyed juncos (also called slate-colored juncos), like many migratory birds, fly south for the winter, but they don’t head for Florida or Central America. They breed and spend the summer in the Arctic and come here, to the temperate latitudes of North America, for the winter. 107 more words


Maungatautari: Sanctuary Mountain

14 December 2014

A couple of days ago Dave and I decided the weather was stable enough (just) to risk a trip down country about 160km to S… 615 more words


I've got a lovely coconut (bird feeder)

I recently purchased this coconut bird feeder and hung it in our feijoa tree.  The waxeyes already love that tree for the lovely red flowers which must have delicious treats in them.  62 more words

Birds Of Christchurch

Healing - the story of a wedge-tail eagle

Tonight I was fortunate enough to watch the Australian drama film ‘Healing’.

It is a redemptive story and tells that tale of someone on a journey that challenges and confronts them. 1,214 more words