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Babies Galore!

The manor is becoming a bird nursery, and mama birds have been busy with the new housing provided to them this year.

Azure and Celeste started a second family and laid four eggs. 208 more words


How to put up a dormouse nest box

Peoples Trust for Endangered Species have a new series of useful dormouse training videos that can be found on their website here. The first in the series looks at… 8 more words

A Little House Wren

A little House wren has moved into the manor. The past two years I’ve been hearing her in my neighbor’s garden. Green with envy I hoped with all my might that one day she would consider changing real estate. 260 more words


At last!

After the bushfires of ’09, people very kindly donated several nest-boxes for various fauna that were displaced when the forest burned. We placed a rosella nest-box near the house so that we could watch it and as previously reported it has had almost constant use from possums and various bird species (but not rosellas!). 226 more words


Golden Field Watercolor Sketch


Sticky, uncomfortable, and it’s a full fledged war against mosquitoes.
The sun is brilliant but hot. I find a bench in the shade along the path. 120 more words


Update on Nesting Barn Owls

In reference to my earlier blog post ‘Breeding Barn Owls’, I have continued to monitor my Barn Owl nest box in which we believe a pair of Barn Owls to be using. 221 more words