Birds In The Garden

Spring must be close because the birds in the garden are very active…and loud!

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Brown honeyeater

Last weekend I swear we were the location for ‘Kookaburra Wars’. Lots of males vying for the attention of, what seemed, oh too few females. I was shocked by just how brutal the dominant male was  –  three times I saw a young male knocked to the ground, and he still kept trying to strut his stuff. Being very territorial birds I guess it’s understandable but gosh, it was hard to watch.

All this action made me stop and think how lucky we are to have such a wonderful array of birdlife around us. In response I thought I’d start an on-going blog page that showcases the birds in our garden. Continue reading