Monday, May 31, 2010
Friday, May 28, 2010
Many honeyeaters today and yesterday found large Amethystine Python in pandanus no joke. It proved camera shy, so snake-cringers can relax.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
Friday, May 21, 2010
For those hungering after facts: Nest build: 30 days; sit 15 days; feed/fledge 15 days.
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Even so, only the rarity of the breeding in Tyto led me to many quick checks on the nest. Too much temptation to hang around and risk driving birds off or otherwise putting the parents or eggs in harm's way.
Monday, May 17, 2010
Updates: Shining Flycatchers still feeding two chicks. Jacana families all OK.
Friday, May 14, 2010
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Updates: Male Comb-crested Jacana stays glued to surviving youngster. Three other families: four, three and two immatures. Plus two youngsters now independent.
Monday, May 10, 2010
Updates: Male Comb-crested Jacana still almost glued to surviving youngster. Shining Flycatchers now feeding x? hatchlings.
Wonder of wonders! Went out today geared up for snakes rather than birds and found an obliging 1.4m Brown Snake waiting patiently for me. ...
Oooh, look! What's that shiny black and white bird? It's so smooth and black on back and head. Could it be a rarely seen Satin Fly...
Dusky Moorhen pauses while attending to morning toilette in Townsville Palmetum. Not my target bird, but couldn't find Rufous Owl repo...
Remember this? And this? Or this? Now the scene is this. Queensland Parks and Wildlife burned east of road in Town Common Co...