Little Wattlebird, one of the Honeyeaters, conceals itself in the foliage of a Banksia tree.
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I watched the solar eclipse from the headland the other night, quite spectacular as the moon rose over the ocean while transforming itself into a glowing ember. It was incredibly windy and I had to learn my little point and shoot on a memorial to ‘lost sailors’ as the six foot kangaroos wandered in the dark around me.
I’ve been off the bird watching radar lately with the demands of finishing an Arts Degree circumventing most attempts, but I spotted this darling Crested Pigeon walking on the driveway and have to admit they are a real favourite with their contemporary ‘punkish’ eye makeup and ‘gelled’ hair. The Bronzewings are a group of ground feeding pigeons that are common through out most of Australia and they are certainly prolific in my locale.