Regular visitors to the garden are a flock of Guinea fowl who keep snakes at bay and scuttle around continually on the move. There are black ibises and a very friendly butcher bird. I have seen honey eaters and crows, and magpie geese are around by the water. I have seen the owl flying throughContinue reading “Garden and wildlife”
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Birds…Dawson River Theodore… Queensland
Dawson River, when full, covers an area of around 42 hectares and is located in QLD. … Have you been bird watching in Dawson River? https://ebird.org/region/AU-QLD-BAN The red-backed fairywren is a species of passerine bird in the Australasian wren family, Maluridae. It is endemic to Australia and can be found near rivers and coastal areas along the northernContinue reading “Birds…Dawson River Theodore… Queensland”
River Walk at Dalby
Am staying at The Dalby Tourist Caravan Park and there is a walking track along the river adjacent to the Caravan Park which is rich with bird life as well as Baobab Trees and huge gums that line the river bank Dalby is a town and locality in the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. Dalby is approximately 82.3 kilometresContinue reading “River Walk at Dalby”
Birds at Coolamunda Lake
Coolamunda Lake is a haven for birds…. The Lake has now filled after the rains and more and more birds are arriving at the Lake. THE GOONDIWINDI REGIONlies in the heart of the Brigalow Belt, on theborder between Queensland and New SouthWales. It’s a place where the tropical north meetsthe temperate south and the wetterContinue reading “Birds at Coolamunda Lake”
Oooconcoon Bay was named for the swans that used to live here before the days of water ferries and jetskis and noisy motor boats.
Feeding Birds in my Garden
I started with many birds. There were Butcher Birds, magpies and curlews. When the Kookaburras came, they chased away all the other birds and now I feed Kookaburras
Kookaburras in my Garden
The Laughing Kookaburra is instantly recognisable in both plumage and voice. It is generally off-white below, faintly barred with dark brown, and brown on the back and wings. The tail is more rufous, broadly barred with black. There is a conspicuous dark brown eye-stripe through the face. It is one of the larger members of the kingfisher family.
One of the most internationally famous locations is the Cairns Esplanade, the long park along the coast of the city that forms the city waterfront. The beach is mostly mud, actually something of a recent development caused by the complex effects of dredging the harbour
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