Category Archives: Birds

3rd Stop

Our next destination was Lara Station Wetlands, 13km off the Landsborough highway A2 heading from Barcaldine to Blackall. Lara Station is on about 6,000 hectares and the owners opened the gates to campers and caravaners after drought force them to destock … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo

Crikey! If you’ve not been to Australia Zoo or it’s been a few years since your last visit, I recommend you take some time out and spend the day enjoying the fabulous animal exhibits. Some of the Aussies  The last … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 03082016

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Wordless Wednesday 06072016

On the Wire   A phrase to describe a programmer who is deep in concentration. (Ref: Urban Dictionary)

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Outback Australia – Bird Politics

Alright, not as in the “Great Australian Outback”, but rather “Out my back door, in my house yard”. The birds that I’ve seen in my yard seem to have some sort of system worked out and the different species appear … Continue reading

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Over the Fence

My back boundary borders a green corridor that runs through the middle of housing estates and serves as a short-cut to the main shopping precinct for walkers and push bike riders. Chi and I went for a wander late yesterday … Continue reading

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Pelican

Pelicans are a large water bird that makes up the family Pelecanidae. They are characterised by a long beak and a large throat pouch used for catching prey and draining water from the scooped up contents before swallowing. Pelicans frequent … Continue reading

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What do you do?

I am a property manager. I purchased the management rights to Point Plaza Apartments in Woody Point, Queensland, Australia in 2009. This is a 25 year contract to manage the complex and allows me to act as the rental agent. … Continue reading

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Brahminy Kite

The Brahminy Kite is a coastal bird, particularly around mangrove swamps and estuaries but can sometimes be seen over forests and along rivers. It feeds on carrion, insects and fish swooping low over water, ground or tree tops and snatching … Continue reading

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Rainbow Lorikeet

This is where we have chosen to nest and rear our young this year. I took these photographs with my phone when I was out walking Chi near “My Beach” this week. They were quite tolerant considering Chi was sniffing … Continue reading

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