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Hellooo from a very hot and very dry (east coast of) Oz.  Do you love our visitor? We’ve nicknamed him Fred. Fred’s noisy, nosy and very cheeky. 147 more words


The other day while sitting near large windows overlooking my garden, I heard a pair of ravens making a particularly loud noise. I looked up from the book I was reading, ok I confess, the game I was playing on my iPad, to see my neighbour’s tree filled with sulphur crested cockatoos. 160 more words

Cockatoos Aplenty!

These days, the Sulphur-crested cockatoos that inhabit the local park are making themselves more visible that ever. I’m not sure whether it’s simply because their numbers have increased, or whether the cockies are becoming bolder in their habits, but over the last few weeks there have been many, many of these amazing birds, searching for food around the local river banks, and even on the grassy footpaths outside the houses that are located in the more quiet areas of our suburb.. 70 more words

Sketch Book Friday - in the rain

This week standing in the rain, an umbrella and book in one hand, pencil in the other – sketching large sulphur-crested cockatoos.

I can walk right up to the nearest bird – it looks at me, shifts weight to lift it’s left foot as if to run, cocks it’s head to one side then returns to feeding. 48 more words


On my front fence

Yesterday (Nikon D3000, DSLR, on auto with softened backgrounds)  Cropped, sharpened, saved for web in GIMP

Do have a good weekend! Thanks for looking.  :) 23 more words


A cockatoo in my backyard

All these photos are of the same sulphur-crested cockatoo in rapidly changing light conditions. There were more cockies but they flew away when I came out with the camera. 44 more words


Landing Cockatoo

Sulphur-crested cockatoo landing on my front fence (Nikon D3000)