Critters, Birds

The birds, like the insects, come when there is food. These photos are only of some of the birds we have in the garden or close to it. Most of them keep to the tree tops. Among those who fly up above so we have not had a chance to take any photos are the black cockatoos and the sulphur crested ones. Some birds are very shy like the white headed doves (or whatever) so no pictures of them.

Our two Kookaburras live around here most of the time. We will try to start feeding them a little soon so they become more tame. They seem to want to sit under the veranda roof when it rains but dare not stay when we come out. They laugh in the morning and evening.

We also have two resident Magpies, Mr & Mrs Magpie. She is shy and stays outside the fence but he will come up close to the house and pick the ground free from larvae and grubs. He is very good at finding them although they are underground.

The former owners left a book on birds and they have ticked off several. So far we are just ticking off the ones close to the house since we are working on it so much we have not ventured through all of the property for birds and animals yet.

Bar Shouldered Dove, Geopelia Humeralis Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Macropygia amboinensisBar Shouldered Dove, Geopelia Humeralis


Scarlet Honeyeater Scarlet Honeyeater againScarlet Honeyeater.

Satin Bowerbird again Satin BowerbridSatin Bowerbrid

Green CatbirdGreen Catbird

Galah birds GalahsGalahs

Kooka KookaburraKookaburra

Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Macropygia amboinensisBrown Cuckoo-Dove, Macropygia amboinensis

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