Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Rain sets Rufous-throateds back

Boxing Day flood of about one metre washed through wetlands and apart from spreading problem weeds did little damage. But the teeming rain washed some nests from the trees.


Rufous-throated Honeyeater (Conopophila rufogularis) among those starting again today.


Here's a sunnier effort taken from the hide a wee while ago.


And a fluffier look, also taken from the hide.
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3 comments:

geoff from barham said...

How did the Boxing Day flood compare with some of the whoppers of recent years? Has it gone already?

Tyto Tony said...

Hi Geoff: Came and went in about 48 hours: very localised.

Denis Wilson said...

Hi Tony.
Happy nest re-building to you and your friends.
Cheers
Denis